Translatress

Here is a trailer for a German documentary about Swetlana Geier, who translated Dostoevsky and other major Russian writers into German and whose translations have a status comparable to the one enjoyed by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s translations into English. Sadly, Geier died Nov 7 2010.

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  1. I saw this documentary a few months ago. It was fascinating. She made some of the most cogent remarks about translating that I have ever heard.

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