[ilds] Proust and Durrell

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Mon Oct 12 16:11:58 PDT 2009


Curiously, I tried to read Proust in english, and 
found it incomprhensible.....

Charles Sligh a écrit :
> 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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