Sources of Joy – Day 35
There is a well-known hymn:
Lead kindly Light, amid th’encircling gloom;
Lead Thou me on!
The tune of the hymn linked here is not the one I know, but beautiful, anyhow.
Just as beautiful is the very recently published collaborative effort of freelance translators giving voice to their own voices. Oh! I do celebrate that!
As translators, we often have to temper our passion for how we express ourselves because of the source text, the limitations (or excesses) of the target language, space constraints on the printed page, the brief provided us by the client, the intended target audience, or any number of other strange reasons.
Now, there is a book, The Bright Side of Freelance Translation, compiled and edited by translators Nicole Y Adams and Andrew Morris, where translators have focused on what is brilliant about what they do.
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