Anticipating the global success of “MÃ¤n som hatar kvinnor” – of what?
February 27, 2009 by ruediger
According to our charts, he was probably the most stunning author across Europe in 2008, and now his book makes it to the movies: “MÃ¤n som hatar kvinnor“. You don’t recognize the smash hit? This weekend, Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo”, volume one of his Millennium series, is opening – in Sweden […]
Salzburg Seminar on translation: From oral to written back to oral again?
February 26, 2009 by ruediger
It was Geety Dharmaraja of New Dehli, a beaming lady with an inescapable sense of mission and the founder of a stunning Indian translation project called Katha who made several of the most remarkable points at this week’s Salzburg Global Seminar on translation. “Perhaps we are about to go full cycle”, she told the startled: […]
China to losen state control over publishing by 2010?
February 14, 2009 by ruediger
The Chinese internet platform Danwei reports, quoting an article in China Youth Daily, that the Chinese government is set to abandon direct control over most publishing companies by the end of 2010. The goal is to allow “for profit” media companies to get rid of direct state control, to end state restrictions on the allocation […]