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From Swaddles to Slang: Creative Problem Solving in Translation and Motherhood

From Swaddles to Slang: Creative Problem Solving in Translation and Motherhood

In late February I finished up the translation of a novel. In mid-March my son was born. Caring for a baby is not all too different than dealing with a challenging translation, though granted the hours are less convenient and the boss often poses unreasonable demands. In both cases there is proper procedure—first draft, dictionary…