Translations Quotes

“I want translations with copious footnotes, footnotes reaching up like skyscrapers t...

“I want translations with copious footnotes, footnotes reaching up like skyscrapers to the top of this or that page so as to leave only a gleam of one textual line between commentary and eternity”. —Vladimir Nabokov, ‘Problems of Translation’, Partisan Review 12.
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