Book reviewHow Does it Feel? Point of View in Translation. The Case of Virginia Woolf into French Amsterdam-New York, NY: Rodopi, 2007. 247 pp. ISBN 978-90-420-2202-7 € 50 (Approaches to Translation Studies, 29). .
Reviewed by Lori Saint-Martin
What is “point of view” in fiction, how is it created and how do the multiple small choices made by translators render it accurately or distort the way the world is seen by characters, “how it feels”? These are the questions Charlotte Bosseaux explores in an interesting but sometimes laboriously slow study adapted from her doctoral thesis (she has also published several articles based on it).