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Spanish to English: Kanter's Nocturne Fragments (Independent Book Translation)
Source text - Spanish Su actitud sitúa la esencia de la vida en la muerte y afirma que la razón tiene elementos discontinuos que le son esenciales y que no caben en la configuración del logos. De aquí que el presente texto sea paradójico. Esta “nada” ha recibido nombres diversos a lo largo de la historia. Entre ellos: “no ser”, “lo irracional”, “muerte”, “trascendencia” o “pecado”.
Translation - English His attitude places the essence of life in death and affirms that reason contains discontinuous, yet essential, elements that do not fit in the configuration of the logos. Here’s the root of this work’s paradox. This “nothing” has received several names throughout history. Amongst them: “not being”, “that which is irrational”, “death”, “transcendence” or “sin”.
English to Spanish: Congress' Great Dynastic Hope (La Gran Esperanza Dinástica del Congreso) from www.economist.com (April 3, 2009)
Source text - English On landing, in an ugly yellow dust-storm, Mr Gandhi climbs a small dais and, after some little-heeded words from Congress’s chief minister of Maharashtra, opens his campaign for the general election that is due to begin on April 16th. Speaking in a soft voice, and with deliberate, north-Indian-accented Hindi, he promises to fight poverty and for national unity.
Translation - Spanish Al aterrizar, el Señor Gandhi ascendió sobre una tarima pequeña a pesar de la desagradable tormenta de arena amarillenta, y luego de escuchar unas cuantas palabras del principal ministro del congreso de Majarashtra, a las que se les hizo caso omiso, dio apertura a su campaña por la elección general cuyo inició se programó para el 16 de abril. Con una voz suave, en un hindú entonado deliberadamente en un acento norindio, Gandhi promete luchar contra la pobreza y en pro de la unidad nacional.
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