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Virginia Woolf's wealthy and imaginitive use of language was once in part end result of the her willing curiosity in overseas literatures and languages - generally Greek and French, but in addition Russian, German and Italian. As a translator she certainly addressed herself either to modern criteria of translation in the college, but additionally to readers like herself. In 3 Guineas she ranged herself between German students who used Antigone to critique eu politics of the Nineteen Thirties. Orlando outwits the censors with a method that specializes in Proust's untranslatable notice. The Waves and The Years exhibit her awaiting the issues of postcolonial society, the place translation crosses borders. during this first in-depth learn of Woolf and eu languages and literatures, Emily Dalgarno opens up a profitable new manner of examining her prose.

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