7 Jan 2014

Author Jordi Puntí on the craft of translation

From the collecton New Zealand Festival

Spanish author Jordi Puntí translates medieval poetry, Asterix, and among others, the work of Paul Auster and Daniel Pennac into Catalan. His first novel, 'Lost Luggage', has been translated into 15 languages, has received the Spanish National Critics' Prize, the Catalan Booksellers Prize, and the prestigious Lletra d'Or. He talks about the art of translation and preservation of his Catalan language.

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