1 Nov 2011

Art or Echo - Can Culture be Translated?

From Literary Translation: Art or Echo?, 9:03 am on 1 November 2011

English writer Anthony Burgess once said, "Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture." Amelia Nurse talks to Jean Anderson, director of the NZ Centre for Literary Translation, Marco Sonzogni, senior lecturer in Italian at Victoria University, Julia Marshall of Gecko Press, freelance translator Sally-Ann Spencer, and Noel Murphy, CEO of the NZ Book Council.