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By Michelle Woods

Kafka Translated is the 1st booklet to examine the difficulty of translation and Kafka's paintings. What impact do the translations have on how we learn Kafka? Are our interpretations of Kafka motivated by way of the translators' interpretations? In what methods has Kafka been 'translated' into Anglo-American tradition by means of pop culture and by way of lecturers?

Michelle Woods investigates matters primary to the burgeoning box of translation reviews: the idea of cultural untranslatability; the centrality of lady translators in literary heritage; and the under-representation of the impact of the translator as interpreter of literary texts. She particularly specializes in the function of 2 of Kafka's first translators, Milena Jesenská and Willa Muir, in addition to modern translators, Mark Harman and Michael Hofmann, and the way their paintings may let us re-evaluate examining Kafka. From the following Woods opens up the complete technique of translation and re-examines authorized and winning interpretations of Kafka's work.

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