Translating Culture: The Power of Brel

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In his famous collection of essays , Salmon Rushdie ponders the potential of translation: The word ‘translation’ comes, etymologically, from the Latin for ‘bearing across’. Having been borne across the world, we are translated men. It is normally supposed that something always gets lost in translation; I cling, obstinately, to the notion that something can also […]
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