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Layered Translation

Layered Translation

This Poetic Media Lab project aims to provide a way for instructors, students, and readers to go beyond the surface when reading a translated text. While most readers encounter translations in a way that offers them little more than “surface”—a final version that obscures the choices the translator made and the rich cultural and semantic information that informs the original—Layered Translation is a platform that allows users to read translations in a “rich” way: with annotations providing crucial information and translation variants.

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