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Tidewaters of translation

What is criticism? How is it similar to interpretation or akin to translation? Are these terms interchangeable? In seeking a direction for these questions, I think of the character of Kanai Dutt, from Amitav Ghosh’s 2005 novel The Hungry Tide, a translator by profession… [Read More…]


This is not a Facebook page

Last year I commented to a friend that there were actually a few advantages to being too old to pass for a student: the familiar chill of the galleries had begun to thaw. I had even developed a good rapport with some but all that ended this fall… [Read More…]