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He pinches the buttocks of his female employees whenever he gets a chance.

A Frenchman might have been a bit thrown off, perhaps, but I had no difficulty understanding for my part. Then, she wanted to know my views on whether the Joachimites had a peculiar way of speaking.

Books by Gérard Bessette

There are poor translations out there that are simply beyond repair. Mme Bouthiller objected that in that case, M. CommentTranslation Retranslating a Quebec Classic.

Words do not always communicate precisely what they are intended to express, and so they are subject to interpretation.

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His translation served as a model against which to compare various ways of translating ideas and expressions, and a yardstick against which to gauge the consistency of changes I made to the text. Get to Know Us. Of course, I remain standing too.

He is a man of few words, carefully weighed, especially when dealing ilbraire the priest. Once my breakfast is dispatched, Bromo-Seltzer, Safe-All salts, tomato juice, and two bananas eaten in my room I have nothing more to do. Should all translations be revised translations?

Jodoin may be negative but he never fully gives up on himself or life, and remains highly sensitive to the power of language. By unwittingly subverting what constitutes a censored book, and normal besaette, Jodoin plays on relativism and the idea that words are always subject to context.


Ursule lives in Farnham and is married to an army officer. Knowing that a novel is a translation does not detract from the work, to my mind; rather, it reminds readers that language constitutes and even shapes our thoughts.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This may have been justified at a time when the British presence in Canada was still strong.

I ,ibraire that during my walks I had sometimes caught a glimpse of these two tall, pointed steeples between buildings. Learn more about Amazon Prime. But when I reread the translation alongside the French, I felt that certain areas called for revision.

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Books by Gérard Bessette (Author of Le Libraire)

I believe I would. As Le libraire was turning fifty, the time seemed right to revisit the translation. Her husband is a little too fond of the bottle. So, I gave it to her: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This thought plunged my landlady into an abyss of meditation and she remained silent for a few minutes. But working with his text proved an interesting, fruitful experience. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jodoin is not British; he is French Canadian.


Then, abruptly, she touched on the subject of her boss, a cadaverous old man of at least seventy who still seems interested in a bit of skirt. The distinction between these two discursive modes was subtle but, in my view, critical.

Letting the subject of church then drop, her interrogation took on more breadth, embracing the whole town. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. She stands leaning against the doorframe, one hip — the right one — more rounded than the other because of her posture, and her big bosom ballooning under her corsage. She wanted to know if I had at least noticed the belfries, the highest in the county, it seems.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Mme Bouthiller wanted to know my opinion on this point and so I expressed the view that artillery shells were notorious for considering nothing sacred.