“Hobbits hate noise”: The Silesian Hobbit

— Tex Velis

9 December 2021 | Beyond Bree, December, 2021, 4

In 2002, part of the first chapter of The Hobbit was translated into Silesian, which is a West Slavic language related to Polish, by Marek Szołtysek. It is published in a book for children called Ślązoki nie gęsi or in English Silesians are not geese.” Ślązoki nie gęsi includes excerpts from children’s books including The Hobbit, The adventures of Pinocchio, and Winnie the Pooh. This translation of The Hobbit and the woodcut [above] that illustrates it are very interesting.…

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date recorded 📅2021-12-31
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