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  • About half of the articles I read about translation in non-academic publications mention either the Italian pun on 'traduttore' and 'traditore' (translator and traitor), the

    openDemocracy

  • About half of the articles I read about translation in non-academic publications mention either the Italian pun on 'traduttore' and 'traditore' (translator and traitor), the

    openDemocracy

  • I love that Italian phrase, “traduttore, tradittore.”

    The anarchy of translation « Haikasoru: Space Opera. Dark Fantasy. Hard Science.

  • Conclusion could be the famous italian saying “traduttore traditore” (ie translator traitor)

    I say pyjama…

  • Most translators are familiar with the expression “traduttore, traditore” meaning “translator, traitor” and have their own personal experiences with the difficulties in translation.

    Traduttore, Traditore!

  • Si bien leí una traducción y es cierto ese refrán italiano que dice "traduttore, tradittore" (traductor: traidor), el lenguaje y el humor genial del autor trascienden las diferencias culturales y de idioma.

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • Each version provides a new series of compromises -- sacrificing prosody for clarity, or clarity for literalness and so forth -- dramatizing that famous adage (appropriately Italianate) that there is a hairline difference of sonority between translator (traduttore) and traitor (traditore).

    Purgatory, In All Its Nuance

  • An old Italian proverb runs traduttore, traditore: the translator is a traitor.

    The Final Reflection

  • In this expert translation the traduttore (translator) is not in the least a traditore (betrayer).

    Kenzaburo Oe - Nobel Lecture

  • Italian saying, "_traduttore, tradittore_," is the expression of a fact too seldom recognized, especially by those whose business it is to interpret, so to speak, one people to another.

    William of Germany

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