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A practitioner describes the love, loss, and limits involved in the fine art of translation

(BRIAN STAUFFER)
By Estelle Gilson
July 13, 2008

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The greatest theatrical, literary, and musical works are magnetic - they continually attract reinterpretation and modernization. Mozart's 220-year-old "Don Giovanni" has been updated with bra-and-panty-clad choristers, Shakespeare's 400-year-old "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with rock 'n' roll. Aristophanes's plays have been slangified to hell and back, and Dante's "Commedia" has turned up in every literary style from terza rima to no ... (Full article: 1035 words)

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