Q&A with Author Jonathan Franzen '81 on His Translation of Spring Awakening

Alisa Giardinelli

 

Q&A with Author Jonathan Franzen '81 on
His Translation of Spring Awakening

by Alisa Giardinelli
09/13/2007

 

Author Jonathan Franzen '81 discusses his new translation of Spring Awakening in this q&a in New York Magazine.  Franzen, winner of the 2001 National Book Award for The Corrections, says he originally translated the German play 20 years ago for Swarthmore's theater department.