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1997: Translation / Transformation

In a 1997 essay on translation, the writer Harry Mathews cites Marcel Benabou’s version of Keats’s “A thing of beauty is a joy forever”: Ah, singe débotté, / Hisse un jouet fort et vert! It’s not quite a translation: the … Continue reading

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1901: Max’s Monkeys

Gabriel von Max: Abelard and Heloise (after 1900). Max and his wife lived with as many as 14 monkeys. Here are some more examples of his work:

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