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Lost in Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in Danish

"The two men appeared out of nowhere, a few yards apart in the narrow, moonlit lane."First line in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling We've made it to the end! It took me a little longer to reread the books and make these posts than I had anticipated, but we're finally… Continue reading Lost in Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in Danish

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Lost in Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in Danish

We're nearing the end as we today are looking at the second to last book in the Harry Potter series and how it was translated into my native language, Danish. I'm taking a closer look at Harry Potter-specific terms, names, and places that changed or lost meaning in the translation process.

Lost In Translation

Lost In Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Danish

"The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive."First line in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling Hello, you lovely people. It's time for another post where I take a closer look… Continue reading Lost In Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Danish

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Lost In Translation: A Look At Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Danish

The villagers of Little Hangleton still called it "the Riddle House," even though it had been many years since the Riddle family had lived there.First line in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling We've made it to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in my series of posts where… Continue reading Lost In Translation: A Look At Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Danish

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Lost in Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Danish

"Harry Potter was a highly unusual boy in many ways."First line in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling Welcome to my third Lost in Translation post where we've made it to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. This is the series of posts where I compare the Danish versions… Continue reading Lost in Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Danish

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Lost In Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Danish

"Not for the first time, an argument had broken out over breakfast at number four, Privet Drive."First line in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling Hi, guys. It's time for the second entry in my Lost in Translation series of posts where I compare the Danish versions of the Harry… Continue reading Lost In Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Danish

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Lost in Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Danish

"Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much."First line in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling Hi, guys. So back in April I reread Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, but I read it in my first… Continue reading Lost in Translation: A Look at Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Danish