Recommended reading

The following are articles from recent media which provide some interesting background debate:


  • Eric Dickens  in CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture on literary translation in Britain


  • Pico Iyer in Prospect on the linguistic legacy of empire 


  • Jonathon Keats  in Prospect on the Manx and ‘Spanglish’ languages


  • Michael Hoffman in the Guardian reviewing Umberto Eco’s Mouse or Rat? Translation as Negotiation


  • Umberto Eco in the Guardian on the art of negotiation in translation


  • Boyd Tonkin in The Independent on a positive shift in attitude towards literary imports in the UK


  • Stephanie Merritt in The Observer on an initiative to persuade the public to take a greater interest in European literature


  • Douglas Murray on OpenDemocracy.net on the translating of the King James Bible


  • Michael Hofmann on OpenDemocracy.net on the state of literary translation into English


  • K. A. Dilday on OpenDemocracy.net on the relationship between literature and the narrowing of the American mind

Originally posted with the url: www.englishpen.org/writersintranslation/translatorarea/bibliography/

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