Little-known German author gets internationally known thanks to translation

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Trinh Do  Identity Verified
Australia
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English to Vietnamese
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How do I get this copy? May 31, 2010

Could you tell me how I can get hold of the German copy? It might be interesting in Vietnamese. Thank you

 

Niraja Nanjundan (X)  Identity Verified
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German to English
Who is/are the translator(s)? May 31, 2010

Maybe I missed something, but I didn't see the name(s) of the translator(s) in the article. If the translations have been so successful, they certainly do deserve at least a mention, if not more. Does anyone know who they are?

 

RominaZ  Identity Verified
Argentina
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Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada, Translated by Michael Hofmann May 31, 2010

Hi,

The translation was by Michael Hofmann. See: Guardian.co.uk


 

Niraja Nanjundan (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:46
German to English
Thanks, Romina Jun 1, 2010

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Teresa Borges
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Literature and translation Jun 1, 2010

I do wonder if their works were not translated and published in other languages, what would be the chances of their authors ever winning a Nobel Prize for Literature or any other awards for that matter?

 


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