Issue 22.6

Special Issue: Translation

8 July, 2013

Liz Sawyer

Translating the Untranslatable

In recovering the contexts of Thucydides's history, Jeremy Mynott faces the perennial challenges of translation.

Yousif M. Qasmiyeh

My Mother the Philosopher

New prose-poems engaging delicately but surely with ideas of translation, memory, and loss between and beyond languages.

Andrew Houwen

Roots Revival

The relaunched magazine MPT returns to its origins, but it also signals a bright future for contemporary translated poetry.

Helena Taylor

Fiction Wins Out

Acclaimed in French and English, this novel performs a narrative tour de force, veering between story and history.

Rebecca Loxton

Smelling Flaubert

Guest judge of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize 2013, Adam Thorpe discusses the joy and suffering of literary translation.