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Literary translation requires cultural awareness in addition to language skills.  Translators must recreate customs, behavior and context for readers who may know nothing about the novel's setting.

 

Three translators recently discussed the challenges of their profession on NPR's "All Things Considered".  The program concluded that "reconciling language and culture is both a science and an art."

 

www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php

 

http://www.pandltranslations.com

 


 
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