A Panel on Retranslating Literary Classics
Four translators will discuss the process of retranslating works of literature: Edith Grossman, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky and Wyatt Mason. Moderated by Susan Bernofsky.
Does every generation need a new translation of a literary classic? The panel aims to explore this very question and hopes to bring to light the literary and linguistic dynamics that surface when retranslating works of literature, as well as offering insight into how pre-existing translations—which are often translated into multiple languages, multiple times—are to be dealt with. If you are a translator of literary classics (or even hope to do it some day), then it might be well worth the effort to attend this event, especially if you live in the New York area.
Read more about the event HERE
Date: Friday, March 7, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Miller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway (at 116th St.). New York.