Anne Carson’s Translations of Sappho: A Dialogue with the Past?

‘I started getting interested in the language, in trying to get through the opaque screen that a translation can’t help being to see what Seneca had actually said’ (CARYL CHURCHILL on her translation of Thyestes). Translations of a text that has been present for millennia encounter the problem of missing portions and incomplete manuscripts: translators … Read moreAnne Carson’s Translations of Sappho: A Dialogue with the Past?