Monday, July 22, 2013

Self-Translation in Drama Asymptote: Interview with Chantel Bilodeau

Bilodeau on self-translation: "I am not convinced I would do it again"

The July issue of Asymptote journal has a special feature on self-translation which includes an interview with the Canadian playwright Chantel Bilodeau conducted by Caridad Svich. The interview focuses on her play Pleasure & Pain which she translated herself from English into French.
Chantel Bilodeau describes the difficulties she encountered while translating her own play: "I felt like a hamster running around and around in a wheel but never getting anywhere".  To read the full interview, please click here.

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