chapter  10
Listening to a Silent Presence: Notes on Collaborating Over a Translation
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As the nature of the dialogue between collaborators will be affected by their degrees of linguistic competence, it is best to spe 11 out the situation in our case. A is a native German speaker with many years' experience of living in England and is in effect bi-lingual. B is a native English speaker with sane German and has lived in Germany on many occasions. The text translated was a selection of short stories by Ingeborg Bachmann.