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“If we allow our imagination, our thirst for knowledge and our youthful passion to be extinguished, then we allow a piece of ourselves and of the human collective to be forgotten.
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If you’re a fan of foreign literature, there’s nothing more frustrating than having such a passion tempered by the inability to find translations of particular books.
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It’s thrilling to hear that South Korea is becoming a more prominent player on the global literary scene. As a fan of Japanese literature, this expanded acceptance of an Eastern written culture quite different from the West’s standards is heartening in today’s climate.
Lost in Translation: 6 Female Japanese Authors Whose Work Should Be Available in English [External Article]
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Translation has been around forever, yet, since the Man Booker International Prize was established in 2005 and the Man Asian Literary Prize introduced in 2007, the state of literature in translation in English-speaking countries has been improving rapidly.
“Newspeak” and the Duplicity of Mainstream Journalism
December 22, 2016
We are faced by a shocking fact these days: the profession of journalism, and I speak of mainstream media journalism, has descended into truly toxic levels of printed and broadcast disinformation. 1,230 more words