ambivalence, flirting games, translating, seeing you seeing me

Gayatri Spivak on J.M. Coetzee: “It is this particular ambivalence in poems that seems exciting for this translator to access, as she makes the mistake of thinking the named subject is she. Thus the ambivalence seems to offer a codicil to that bit in Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians that she had so liked: how… Continue reading ambivalence, flirting games, translating, seeing you seeing me