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Ana Barič Moder wins French Institute translation prize

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Translator Ana Barič Moder. (photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA)

By: J.S., STA

The French Institute in Slovenia presented its Charles Nodier Award to Ana Barič Moder for her translation of the novel Handbook For Exiles (Priročnik za izgnance, 2020), written in French by Velibor Čolić, a writer from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The judging panel said that Barič Moder “transposed several important works of modern francophone prose into Slovenian and acquainted the public with trends in French literature, while her texts also demonstrate a pleasure in translating”. They praised her knowledge of the French language, literature and culture, also acknowledging skills in Slovenian.

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