Translator Valerie Minogue talks through the tricky decisions she had to make when translating Zola for @OWC_Oxford: bit.ly/2d12vxq
About 8 hours ago
Word of the Day: solipsism - the view or theory that the self is all that can be known to exist... bit.ly/2dc2t7X
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We asked 9 translators what they love about translation: oxford.ly/1YOG1CM pic.twitter.com/HxAyG8nctX
About 16 hours ago
Why Shakespeare is even funnier than you thought: bit.ly/2ddLuRP pic.twitter.com/aEbkaM4QtB
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A list of coffee words for #InternationalCoffeeDay: oxford.ly/1rvlNgz pic.twitter.com/C428q5oq7a
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