» Nonsite Author: V. Joshua Adams
January 16th, 2015
Hearing the Tone of the Self:
Toward An Alternative Ethics of Translation
By (University of Louisville)

Attunement and transaction — rather than forcible replacement— are the preferred metaphors here for describing a good translation. And neither “attunement” nor “transaction” invokes a scenario in which something is being forcibly or forever transformed or deformed into something else.

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