In Translation

“In Translation” not only showcases translations of works by a diverse range of Asian writers, but also highlights the vital role of the translator in this intercultural transmission.

In Translation Editor:
Dreux Richard
intranslation@kyotojournal.org

 

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In Translation

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In Translation

“In Translation” not only showcases translations of works by a diverse range of Asian writers, but also highlights the vital role of the translator in this intercultural transmission.

In Translation Editor:
Dreux Richard
intranslation@kyotojournal.org

 

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The Pillow Book

On June 28, 2011 By

TRANSLATING A CLASSIC
MEREDITH McKINNEY

Most people in Japan can reach back to their school days to unhesitatingly recite the famous opening lines of the thousand-year-old classic known in English as The Pillow Book. The sounds roll off the tongue like poetry…

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A Swarm of Japanese Flies

On April 17, 2011 By

HAIKU
BY AURELIO ASIAIN

…Flies, like crows, are generally not very well-liked. They are diurnal, but associated with the night and darkness; they are spawned in the heady days of summer but are attracted to the stench of decay…

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The Barter

On April 16, 2011 By

SHORT STORY
BY HO ANH THAI

The first day we met, he introduced himself with these words: “I am Heinrich, from Bavaria, located in the south of Germany.”

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On Genji Monogatari

On April 16, 2011 By

INTERVIEW WITH SETOUCHI JAKUCHO
BY TOYOSHIMA MIZUHO

“I started translating The Tale of Genji after turning seventy, though I had well prepared to start for many years by then…”

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