Yearly Archives: 2021

Cyril Connolly on Translation

Cyrill Connolly (1903-1974) was an English critic, novelist, and man of letters, founder and editor of Horizon, a magazine of contemporary literature that was a major influence in Britain in its time. Connolly was himself a translator: Put Out The Light is his translation of Le silence de la mer by Vercors. He famously said: "Translating…
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United in Translation: International Translation Day

International Translation Day is marked every year on September 30 on the feast of St. Jerome, the Bible translator who is regarded as the patron saint of translators and interpreters. The UN says International Translation Day is a chance to honour the work of language specialists, who contribute significantly to fostering international understanding, improving communication…
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