Category Archives: Translation

Trumpslation. The untranslatable Mr Trump

An Italian interpreter takes consecutive notes from Mr Trump (October 2019) It would be remiss of us to let the pre-eminent moment of Donald J. Trump pass (presuming that it does pass) without a brief look back on some of … Continue reading

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Accessible online events

The pandemic has had many tragic consequences but it has also led to some successful innovation. One significant change has been the reorganisation of  meetings, focus groups, seminars and conferences. Few wanted to go online but needs must, as they … Continue reading

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International Translation Day

30 September was International Translation Day, this year celebrated under the shadow of Covid-19. In 2017 the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution recognising the role of professional translation in connecting nations, and fostering … Continue reading

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One Day of Life is Life: Joan Maragall

In this article we feature a video of translator Ronald Puppo talking about his forthcoming One Day of Life is Life: Joan Maragall (Fum d’Estampa Press), which contains selected poetry and prose of Joan Maragall (1860-1911) in a rigorously prepared, … Continue reading

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On Catalina Albert’s “Silent Souls”

Last year’s Catalan Review (Volume 33) included Ronald Puppo’s review of Kathleen McNerney’s edition and translation of Caterina Albert’s “Silent Souls” and Other Stories. His text recalls Francesca Bartrina’s key contribution to studies of Albert and we are pleased to … Continue reading

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