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Lost in Translation

Some Writers on Translation

The Ideal

I believe that a poem ought to be translated in the way the poet himself would have composed it, had he belonged to the nation for which he is being translated. 148 more words


1.8 Borges and I

The other one, Borges, is the one to whom things happen. I wander through Buenos Aires, and pause, perhaps mechanically nowadays, to gaze at an entrance archway and its metal gate; I hear about Borges via the mail, and read his name on a list of professors or in some biographical dictionary. 277 more words

Love's Executioner

From the desk of Mr. Beard: Beginning a new year.

Well, it’s that time again. The summer is over. A new school year. Fall is coming.

And the library program is entering a new phase. 160 more words

Jordan Community School

Myth of Countries

“As I think of the many myths, there is one that is very harmful, and that is the myth of countries.”
– Jorge Luis Borges… 109 more words