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Challenging Concepts in Translation: When One Word is not Enough

Gregory Rabassa (1922-2016) –a crucial figure in the dissemination of Latin American authors like Gabriel García Márquez and Julio Cortázar in the US– stated that the search for the “perfect” term that translators do is the counterpart to the search writers do. Which words are the hardest to translate and how do translation professionals face this challenge?

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