I do not hesitate to read ... all good books in translations. What is 
really best in any book is translatable – any real insight or broad human
 sentiment. Ralph Waldo Emerson | Entweder der Übersetzer läßt den Schriftsteller möglichst in Ruhe, und bewegt den Leser ihm entgegen; oder er läßt den Leser möglichst in Ruhe und bewegt den Schriftsteller ihm entgegen.Friedrich Schleiermacher | Malheur aux faiseurs de traductions littérales, qui en traduisant chaque parole énervent le sens ! C'est bien là qu'on peut dire que la lettre tue, et que l'esprit vivifie.Voltaire | Me parece que el traducir de una lengua a otra es como quien mira los tapices flamencos por el revés.Cervantes
Documenti nel tema "Saggistica"
Aldo Schiavone, The invention of law in the West

Aldo Schiavone, The invention of law in the West

Law is a specific form of social regulation distinct from religion, ethics, and even politics, and endowed with a strong and autonomous rationality. Its invention, a crucial aspect of Western history, took place in ancient Rome. Aldo Schiavone, a world-renowned classicist, reconstructs this development with clear-eyed passion, following its course over the centuries, setting out...
Petra Reski, Santa Mafia

Petra Reski, Santa Mafia

Petra Reski, Santa Mafia. Da Palermo a Duisburg: sangue, affari, politica e devozione, trad. dal tedesco di Valentina Tortelli, Nuovi Mondi, Modena 2009
H.M. Enzensberger, Hammerstein

H.M. Enzensberger, Hammerstein

Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Hammerstein o dell’ostinazione. Una storia tedesca, trad. dal tedesco di Valentina Tortelli, Einaudi, Torino 2008