Language

This is not Homer: it’s (Christopher) Logue’s Homer. Like all translations, it departs fundamentally from the language of the original. Unlike many translations, it arrives at a version that, because of its radical departures, gets us closer to the original than many more defensibly ‘faithful’ translations have ever managed.

-Wyatt Mason ‘Letter of Recommendation: Christopher Logue, ‘War Music’‘ The New York Times Magazine

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