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Literary Broccoli: Why Cliches About Translations Hurt Books

Posted at 7:19AM Friday 16 Mar 2012

Some of the ways writing in translation is promoted are counterproductive and off the mark. Tangled up in the good intentions of its advocates are some false and longstanding myths.

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