n New Coin Poetry - The truthful lies about translation
|Article Title||The truthful lies about translation|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||New Coin Poetry|
|Publication Date||Jun 2004|
|Pages||69 - 73|
It has been said before: where does the so-called 'original' act of writing end and where does the translation start? After all, the writer is also translating him- or herself internally to him- or herself, at the same time as translating from private sensation into the world of social language. So the act of translation is there from the very beginning.
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