[LMB] Audio or visual?

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Fri Jan 14 13:58:16 GMT 2011


On Jan 13, 2011, at 9:28 PM, Judy R. Johnson wrote:

> Depends too on how specifically placed a book is.  Wind in the Willows,
> Harry Potter,  Swallows and Amazons are all very British stories - they
> wouldn't happen in the US - Little Women & Anne of Green Gables,  are very
> North American (US & Canada)- they wouldn't happen in the UK. Other books
> could happen pretty much anywhere.

What kind of accent would you want for translated works, say Don Quixote?


I don't want a very strong Irish or Welsh or whatever accent that I had to work hard to understand.    Hmmm, how about Ulysses?


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