on poetry

August 24, 2016

Jorge Luis Borges
“The original is unfaithful to the translation.”

Jorge Luis Borges
(August 24, 1899 – June 14, 1986)

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photo by Grete Stern, 1951

2 Responses to “on poetry”

  1. Jesse Larsen Says:

    Thanks for your steady good work, but are you sure about this quote?

    What he says isn’t possible. The original can only be faithful to itself. which is much easier said than done…

    My 2 cents. Thanks again, Jesse Larsen

  2. Hey, nice perspective.

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