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How The Phantom Tollbooth Became French

The art of translating a wordplay-rich classic children's novel

There’s a famous Italian expression about the art of translation:

Traduttore, traditore.

Translating as ‘translator, traitor’, it conveys the idea that to translate a text into another language, you have to betray it. Since words aren’t…

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William Sidnam

William Sidnam

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New Zealand creative based in Paris. Advertising copywriter, newspaper guest contributor and lover of languages. Bribeable at ko-fi.com/williamsidnam