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Q: Translation 2 - for Scriptor please ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Translation 2 - for Scriptor please
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: leander1-ga
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Posted: 09 Nov 2006 07:02 PST
Expires: 09 Dec 2006 07:02 PST
Question ID: 781340
This follows on immediately after the text I sent you 10 minutes ago. HELP please! 
"Design in der Schweiz hat sich aber in einem Thema ausgezeichnet: Am
Berg. So viele Berge auf engem Landesraum wie hier gibt es nur in
wenigen andern Ländern und keines hat die Berge derart produktiv
gemacht. Die Philosophen der Aufklärung ? sie alle lebten nicht oder
nur zweitweise als Flüchtlinge in der Schweiz ?  zündeten das Licht
vor mehr als 200 Jahren an: Nach ihrer Erfindung der edlen Wilden
brachen die Fremden in die Berge auf. Eine spektakuläre
Goldgräbergeschichte hatte begonnen, spektakulär, weil das Gold ja
nicht im Berg lag, sondern als Spektakel zuerst erfunden, gebaut,
eingerichtet, schön geredet und abgebildet werden musst."
Subject: Re: Translation 2 - for Scriptor please
Answered By: scriptor-ga on 09 Nov 2006 10:12 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello, Leander1!

Here is the translation of the second part. If I may say so: The
author has an interesting way of using metaphors...

"However, Swiss design distinguished itself in respect of one
particular theme: The mountain. So many mountains in such a small area
can be found in only few other countries, and none of them has made
the mountains equally productive. The philosophers of the Age of
Enlightenment ? they all lived never or only temporarily, as refugees,
in Switzerland ? ignited the flame more than 200 years ago: After they
had invented the Noble Savages, foreigners started for the mountains.
A spectacular tale of gold-diggers had begun; spectacular, because the
gold wasn't buried in the mountains, but had to be invented as a
spectacle. It had to be built, arranged, advertised and displayed in

Best regards,
leander1-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Exactly right - than you so much!

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