Ann Goldstein

Ann Goldstein

I tend to be kind of literal about translation. I think it's important to present the writer as closely as possible.More Ann Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think it's important to be accurate on the level of the word, but it's also important to be accurate at the level of the sentence, at the level of the paragraph. Sometimes you lose sight of that - I remind myself to go back and read.More Ann Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The truth is, just to hear other people speaking Italian is really worth it. It keeps the sound in your ear.More Ann Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As the writer, you can choose the word that seems best in terms of meaning, nuance, sound, etc. As the translator you are unlikely to find a word in your language that exactly matches, so that you are always making a decision about which meaning or nuance to choose, or emphasize, over the others.More Ann Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's one of the hardest things to translate anything that's not standard.More Ann Goldstein quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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