WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Literature in Translation”
November 4 2021 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDTFree
WLT Off the Beaten Craft: Literature in Translation (11/4/2021)
About the event:
A great literary translator combines a passion for foreign literature, deep knowledge of a foreign language, and writing versatility. After all, literary translators are writers called upon to recreate another writer’s ideas and style in a different language. What does it take to translate literature well, and what is different about publishing a translation versus an original work? What does it mean to be a professional literary translator?
- You don’t know what a literary translator does and why.
- You want to learn more about the art of translation.
- You’re interested in learning how someone becomes a translator.