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How do you think translations compare of classical works?


I think a perfect example is Alexander Pope's translation of the Iliad versus Robert Fagles' translation of the same. Pope forces the original ancient Greek into rhyming verse which I think detracts from the original story.

 

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Manoj Kumar Srivastava (makusr) says

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