Sunday, July 11, 2004

words without borders

the art of translation triumphs at this wonderful site. check out writing from all over the world, translated into english here. according to the site, while the english speaking world exports its writing everywhere, translating 50% of its material into other languages, only 6% of the world's great literature is translated into english. the poverty of our offerings here is striking.

visit words without borders, and if you are a translator, contribute!


and you will be automatically entered in a free drawing to win

A Shorter Oxford English Dictionary or a Norton Anthology