Re: [OPE-L] detour/roundabout way (quotes)

From: Pen-L Fred Moseley (fmoseley@MTHOLYOKE.EDU)
Date: Sun Apr 29 2007 - 10:00:35 EDT

Quoting Michael Schauerte <mikeschauerte@GMAIL.COM>:

> Setting aside for a moment the question of whether "detour" or "roundabout
> way" is appropriate to describe the mediated mechanism of value-expression,
> I think that in the passage from Marx that Kuruma quotes either of those
> terms would be OK to translate Umweg. Also, as a humble translator, I cannot
> get too far away from Kuruma's usage of terminology so I will probably have
> to make a choice between the two (or use "circuitous route", etc.) to
> describe the mechanism of value-expression.

I would say that "roundabout" is better than "detour".  And that
"indirect expresssion" is the best of all.  But this is not a big deal.


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