Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Quotes 2017 #151

"Thanks in large part to her [his paternal grandmother], Borges grew up in both English and Spanish. He did most of his early readings in Shakespeare's tongue, including Don Quixote, which, years later, upon reading it in the original, seemed to him like a second-rate translation."

Ilan Stavans, Borges, the Jew.