Misreading

February 24, 2016

 

A bad translation is always worse than a bad adaptation.

 

Part of this is codified in the truism "the movie is never as good as the book." The corresponding phrase that relates to translation—"It's better in the original *"—insinuates that both the version you read, and you for not knowing that language, have failed.

 

 

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