Translation in Practice
November 4, 2010 9:22 PM   Subscribe

Translation in Practice, an extensive guide to the methods and business of literary translation, is available free of charge [PDF] from Dalkey Archive.

(Edited by Gill Paul from a 2008 symposium of translators.)
posted by Iridic (5 comments total) 36 users marked this as a favorite
I read a lot of terrific old Spanish and Italian books, and I always check to see if there's a decent English translation available for my friends who don't read those languages. One of these days I'm going to find a book that's not available in English and I'm going to make 'em a translation. Making useful resources like translation guides freely available could really revolutionize our culture, I believe. Thanks!
posted by millions at 12:15 AM on November 5, 2010

How many languages is it available in?
posted by Kalthare at 12:49 AM on November 5, 2010

The Dalkey Archive is a bona fide National Treasure.
posted by chavenet at 3:08 AM on November 5, 2010 [1 favorite]

great, thanks!
posted by muckster at 8:01 AM on November 5, 2010

A great find, and I agree with chavenet about the Dalkey Archive.
posted by languagehat at 8:20 AM on November 5, 2010

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