Jeff Dolven, In Other Words / A Defense of Paraphrase

Volume 8 – May 2020



F8minicover“Paraphrase requires a productive difference, and is
always subject to collation with its original. […] The practice of paraphrase may arise from frailty of memory and of understanding, but it is not a symptom of those mortal frailties, so much as an attempt at a remedy. Its difference recalls us to the world we share.”