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Jeremiah Curtin

Jeremiah Curtin (6 September 1835 - 14 December 1906) was an American translator and folklorist. Harold B. Segel writes about Curtin's translations of works by Henryk Sienkiewicz: . . . Curtin was an indefatigable, diligent, and reasonably accurate translator, but he lacked any real feeling for language. Despite occasional lapses, the translations are acceptably faithful to the original, yet much of the time they are stilted and pedestrian. This results, at times, as [the American translator...See more