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Between Ear and Mouth by Terézia Mora, Lilian-Astrid Geese and Günther Orth

Sprache und Wissen
Curated by Marcel Beyer
2016, Apr 08, Fri — 2016, Apr 09, Sat

The art of interpreting does not just mean translating fluently from one language into the other simultaneously. Interpreters must anticipate foreign trains of thought: How is it possible to capture the underlying subtext?

How does one correctly translate the short pauses during which the speaker hesitates, deliberates, expresses their incomprehension with their interlocutor? The writer and translator Terézia Mora discusses with the interpreters Lilian-Astrid Geese and Günther Orth.

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