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By Adolfo Bioy Casares

This choice of conventional and experimental tales by means of Argentinian novelist Bioy Casares ( The Adventures of a Photographer in los angeles Plata ) bargains subtle, seamless prose, in addition to magical realism and biting political satire. - Publishers Weekly

A Russian Doll and different tales is the 9th choice of brief fiction by means of considered one of this century's best Argentinian writers who, along with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortázar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped swap the world's conception of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares's narratives are stylish and urbane, his kind targeted and streamlined, as he paces his characters via seriocomic traps of fate––ensnared by way of love, impelled by way of lust, ambition, or simple greed, even metamorphosed by means of prescription drugs. those are usually not tales in a mental mode yet just like the snapshot of the Russian doll of the name piece are conscientiously wrought congeries of intractable selves inside of selves.

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Ses réponses sont si laconiques qu’ on ne peut enchaîner. Un faraway look. Il vous tend une main absente » (C, 619). Le syntagme « faraway look » est « traduit » et « suggéré » en même temps par un correspondant français « absent » - mis en évidence par l’ écrivain peut-être dans le but de faire reconnaître au lecteur la provenance du syntagme ou l’ association qu’ il serait censé de faire. Le motif du « regard lointain, détaché » réapparaît dans son écriture, on le rencontre dans un autre fragment, cette fois sans aucune traduction : « 26 déc.

Cioran, Oeuvres, Quarto, op. 264. 324. 19 58 CIORAN ET LA CRITIQUE DE LA TRADUCTION Mihaela-*HQ LDQD 67 1,ù25 Université « Lucian Blaga », Sibiu, Roumanie Nous nous proposons d’ étudier comment Cioran envisage les problèmes de la traduction, sa mission et ses valeurs, la possibilité de maîtriser et de s’ exprimer dans plusieurs langues. Nous partons de plusieurs affirmations qu’ il a faites surtout dans ses Cahiers, mais aussi dans ses Oeuvres et ses Entretiens. Nous avons pu constater que la question de la traduction le préoccupe beaucoup et que, chez lui, elle gagne des dimensions particulières.

Dans le fragment sur Bach cité ci-dessus, le texte de la traduction trahit, par éloignement, le texte d’ origine, car la musique divine ne nous ferme pas « seulement » les paupières. Le texte de Cioran, écrit en roumain, dit : « Muzica divin QH vQFKLGH singur pleoapele. »19, ce qui en français, donnerait plutôt « Seule la musique divine ferme nos paupières ». Nous signalons également une inconséquence du texte de la traduction par rapport au mot « leurre » qui illumine le titre Le livre des leurres (Cartea am JLULORU).

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