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ISFD 16 ECO II: Introduccin a la Traduccin Daniel H.

Gauna / 2013

INTRODUCCIN A LA TRADUCCIN LITERARIA: PRCTICA Realizar la traduccin directa de los siguientes rag!entos: (1) Good Readers and Good Writers "#o$ to %e a &ood Reader' or "(indness to Aut)ors' * so!et)ing o t)at sort !ig)t ser+e to ,ro+ide a su%title or t)ese +arious discussions o +arious aut)ors- or !. ,lan is to deal lo+ingl.- in lo+ing and lingering detail- $it) se+eral Euro,ean !aster,ieces/ A )undred .ears ago- 0lau%ert in a letter to )is !istress !ade t)e ollo$ing re!ar1: Comme lon serait savant si lon connaissait bien seulement cinq six livres : "2)at a sc)olar one !ig)t %e i one 1ne$ $ell onl. so!e )al a dozen %oo1s/' In reading one s)ould notice and ondle details/ T)ere is not)ing $rong a%out t)e !oons)ine o generalization $)en it co!es after t)e sunn. tri les o t)e %oo1 )a+e %een lo+ingl. collected/ I one %egins $it) a read.3!ade generalization- one %egins at t)e $rong end and tra+els a$a. ro! t)e %oo1 %e ore one )as started to understand it/ Not)ing is !ore %oring or !ore un air to t)e aut)or t)an starting to read- sa.- Madame Bovary- $it) t)e ,reconcei+ed notion t)at it is a denunciation o t)e %ourgeoisie/ 2e s)ould al$a.s re!e!%er t)at t)e $or1 o art is in+aria%l. t)e creation o a ne$ $orld- so t)at t)e irst t)ing $e s)ould do is to stud. t)at ne$ $orld as closel. as ,ossi%lea,,roac)ing it as so!et)ing %rand ne$- )a+ing no o%+ious connection $it) t)e $orlds $e alread. 1no$/ 2)en t)is ne$ $orld )as %een closel. studied- t)en and onl. t)en let us e4a!ine its lin1s $it) ot)er $orlds- ot)er %ranc)es o 1no$ledge/ 5ladi!ir Na%o1o+- Lectures on Literature- #arcourt- Orlando- 6789/ (2) The Wanting Seed :eatrice3;oanna decided t)at- des,ite )er tangle o ner+es and t)e )a!!ering at )er occi,ut- s)e didn<t $ant a ,aci ier ro! t)e Dis,ensar./ =)e didn<t $ant an.t)ing urt)er ro! t)e =tate #ealt) =er+ice- t)an1 .ou +er. !uc)/ =)e illed )er lungs $it) air as i a%out to di+e- t)en t)rust )er $a. into t)e >a! o ,eo,le ,ac1ing t)e +ast )os,ital +esti%ule/ 2it) its !i4ture o ,ig!ents- ce,)alic indices- noses and li,s- it loo1ed li1e so!e !onstrous international air,ort lounge/ =)e ,us)ed to t)e ste,s and stood t)ere a$)ile- drin1ing t)e clean street air/ T)e age o ,ri+ate trans,ort $as all %ut o+er? onl. o icial +ans- li!ousines and !icro%uses cra$led t)e street cra!!ed $it) ,edestrians/ =)e gazed u,/ :uildings o uncounta%le store.s lunged at t)e @a. s1.- duc13egg %lue $it) a nacreous il!/ Pied and ,eeled/ :lue3%eating and )oar.3glo$ )eig)t/ T)e ,rocession o seasons $as one a%iding act- an eternal recurrence- t)e circle/ Ant)on. :urgess- The Wanting Seed- Norton- Ne$ Aor1- 677B/

ISFD 16 ECO II: Introduccin a la Traduccin Daniel H. Gauna / 2013

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