Lydia Davis on Madame Bovary and Vladimir Nabokov

Writer and translator talks about Madame Bovary, Nabokov's Marginalia, and Translation

Author and translator Lydia Davis discusses how she used Nabokov's margin notes from his edition of Madame Bovary to aid her own translation. She also discusses in-depth translation choices that she made. A full audio recording of this event can be heard at the Center for the Art of Translation website (link via 3:AM Magazine) [Read More]

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