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In his book Alice in Many Tongues (1964), Warren Weaver spends the last chapter using a curious method to evaluate various translations of Alice in Wonderland. He takes the same passage from each translation—a portion of the Mad Tea-Party—and asks … Continue reading
Johan Krouthén: The Skaw Spit, Skagen (1883)
Peder Mørk Mønsted: Forest Stream (1896)
Carl Frederik Aagaard: View of a Forest Lake with an Angler and His Family (1880)
A few entries from Charles Mackay’s Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets, Clergymen and Public Speakers (1874): Airt, the quarter from which the wind blows. “Helter skelter from a’ airts, In swarms the country drives.” … Continue reading
Marie Triepcke Kroyer: Clouds (1889)
Ólafur Elíasson: The Weather Project, an art installation at Tate Modern in London, 2004. Photo by Adrian Rowbotham (source). More information here.