Editor’s Note to Issue 42

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In our final fortnightly issue of the academic year, in collaboration with Cambridge PEN, this week’s Notes hinges upon concepts of translation in all its variety.

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A Journey to the Other: An Essay on Translation – Louis Klee

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Untitled, Basil Ting

When the Hulagu Khan’s army sacked Baghdad in 1258, survivors said the Tigris ran black for three days. Thousands of manuscripts of philosophy and literature, science and mathematics, amassed during the city’s age of translation were flung into the river, “translated back in diluted ink.”