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« / rassegna italiana di argomenti polacchi», 14, 2023, pp. 17-31
DOI: 10.57616/PLIT_2023_02

Piotr Sobolczyk

Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

A memoir which in Spain became a diary

ABSTRACT. This article investigates the Spanish translation of Miron Białoszewski's Memoir from the Warsaw Uprising. I discuss the erroneous translation of the work as a “diary” according to Spanish dictionaries and literary theory works, the paratexts (introduction and afterword), and the reception of the work by the Spanish speaking community. In the last part, I examine a few passages to demonstrate how Białoszewski’s style has come to be flattened in the translation process.

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