[ilds] Proust and Durrell

Charles Sligh Charles-Sligh at utc.edu
Mon Oct 12 11:24:11 PDT 2009


I enjoy the notion that Marc is somewhere reading Durrell in French and that Sumantra is somewhere reading Proust in English.

Translation is an art.

Charles

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On Oct 12, 2009, at 12:34 AM, Sumantra Nag wrote:
The writer whom I began reading seriously in later years and whom  
> I still
> find instantly absorbing is Proust in English (In Search of Lost  
> Time), in
> the original translation by Scott Moncrieff and also the later Penguin
> version of 1981 based on translations by Scott Moncrieff and Terence
> Kilmartin.
>

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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