Archive for July 21st, 2008

New Life

July 21, 2008

I wonder if we perceive things differently in different languages. Most of Orhan Pamuk (My Name is Red, Snow [Nobel-prize winner], The White Castle, New Life …) I read in Bulgarian. Istanbul – in English. Intricate and sophisticated. I wonder how Pamuk’s masterpieces read in the original  – a language challenge for linguists – beginner learners. Benim adım Kırmızı değil. Benim adım Rayn@ … Sizin adınız ne?