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Translating Anne Enright

24 November 2016

Anne Enright in discussion with European translators of her writing on European Day of Languages and International Translation Day.

Ireland’s Laureate for Irish Fiction, former Booker Prize winner, Anne Enright with four translators of her work; 

  • Alessandro Achilli (Italy)
  • Hans-Christian Oeser (Germany)
  • Isabelle Reinharez (France)
  • María Porras Sánchez (Spain) 

The discussion focused on issues such as cultural transfer, Irishness, untranslatables, markets and audiences. There were also readings from selected passages of Enright’s works in English and by her translators in their languages.

Translating Anne Enright from Arts Council on Vimeo.

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