The Highbrow Struggles of Translating Modern Children’s Books Into Latin | Atlas Obscura

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Dr. Seuss in Latin, Of Course Of Course!

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Courtesy of Eric Carle

Courtesy of Eric Carle

            As a former Latin teacher, I just couldn’t resist sharing this gem from Atlas Obscura. Today’s post will tell you about Dr. Seuss and others now in the language of Virgil and Cicero. Eric Carle, whose images grace these pages has, so far as I know, not been translated yet–although his work may be found in most modern languages.

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“What’s the best way to translate Dr. Seuss’ works in a dead language?”

Source: The Highbrow Struggles of Translating Modern Children’s Books Into Latin | Atlas Obscura

Courtesy of Eric Carle

Courtesy of Eric Carle

Courtesy of Eric Carle

Courtesy of Eric Carle

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