Biased and unprofessional reports on German books, translation issues and life in Berlin
Wednesday, 20 February 2008
Communist Manifesto by English Copywriter?
The Guardian books blog features an interesting article by Nigel Beale, contesting that Marx was really a great advertising copywriter. What he forgets is that every time he quotes from the Communist Manifesto, he's quoting from the 1888 translation. See if you can spot my nit-picking alter ego in the comments...