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January 25, 2016

Lafcadio Hearn - Insect Literature

"The Berlin-based author Yoko Tawada recently remarked that one of the difficulties she faced when translating Kafka’s short story 'Metamorphosis' into Japanese was that the associations Japanese people had with insects — even presumably giant beetles — were different to those of Europeans."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at January 25, 2016 09:03 AM