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Benjamin-The Translator´s Task translated by Steven Rendall

Interpreted by Introduction to Translation Studies (013:304, 195:303)

February 21-23, 2022

In this exercise, we divided into groups to interpret Walter Benjamin’s canonical essay “TheTranslator’s Task” paragraph by paragraph. Some groups chose to paraphrase key sentences, others chose to highlight key ideas in their own words, and still others decided to respond to Benjamin’s ideas by adding their own thoughts.

Results: Benjamin’s _The Translator’s Task_ Class Translation