Sunday, March 15, 2015

Daily Dose

From Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C. K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy, and Translator, by Jean Findlay


"Prentice first wanted to know if he would consider translating Proust's early works but Charles was not keen, calling Proust's Pastiches et Melanges 'a series of parodies of French stylists which it would be utterly impossible to render even into Belgian.'"

From Chapter 13, Writer ans Spy in Fascist Italy

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