On Not Getting Lost in Translation

December 28, 2010

“I sense how hard we’ve all worked… It’s not easy. Even a not-so-good translation is not easy to produce.” How Edith Grossman and Lydia Davis manage not to get lost in translation.

is an associate editor for The Millions. She works for the New York Civil Liberties Union, the NY Chapter of the ACLU. She was formerly a writer for The Atlantic's news website The Wire, and a co-editor of NY media blog FishbowlNY. Her writing has appeared in The Millions, TheAtlantic.com, Newsday, National Journal, The Rumpus, and elsewhere, and is partly collected at her website, TheCivilWriter.com. Follow @ujalasehgal.

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