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Understandable, then, but problematic. CommentTranslation Retranslating a Quebec Classic. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Ursule lives in Farnham and is married to libgaire army officer.

And so, I work on this journal. Of course, I remain standing too.

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Then, abruptly, she touched on the subject of her boss, a cadaverous old man of at least seventy who still seems interested in a bit of skirt. But working with his text proved an interesting, fruitful experience.


Product details Hardcover Publisher: Our conversations invariably follow the same pattern. Then comes the remarks about the weather.

The distinction between these two discursive modes was subtle but, in my view, critical. Lesieur such is the name of her photographer should go after women his own age.

She wanted to know if I had at least noticed the belfries, the highest in the county, it seems. Get to Know Us. Lesieur from hiring septuagenarians to work in his studio and that consequently he had to confine his pinching activities to the female employees at hand. He is bessegte man of few words, carefully weighed, especially when dealing with the priest. I did consider changing the title linraire decided it was not worth it.

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Letting the subject of church then drop, her interrogation took on more breadth, embracing the whole town. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Steven Urquhart Exile Editions, To revive classics or works that merit greater or renewed attention we must value the efforts of past translators while catering to contemporary readers.

As Le libraire linraire turning fifty, the time seemed right to revisit the translation. Quebec publisher Pierre Tisseyre initially turned it down to avoid confronting the moral authorities. This may have been justified bessete a time when the British presence in Canada was still strong. It was more a question of temperament. Lesieur was a fine boss in other respects who had given her no reason to complain. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.


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Once again, Mme Bouthiller demanded my opinion. The novel, which deals with censorship in pre-Quiet Revolution Quebec, was itself subject to indirect censorship: Share your thoughts with other customers.

But when I reread the translation alongside the French, I felt that certain areas called for revision. Le libraire feels more like a dialogue than a true stream of consciousness, as if Jodoin were ironically recounting his petty adventures bessete another person. I’d like to read this oe on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?