Professor Benjamin Paloff on Translation in The Nation

Professor Benjamin Paloff (UM Comp Lit and Slavic) offers his reflections on the pleasures and pains of translating the translation of translations (or else finding original citations) in “Forensic Translation,” published in The Nation on April 7.

His byline includes the following: “Translation is not the art of failure but the art of the possible.” Enough said. Check it out here: Paloff in the Nation