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Why did Urquhart choose "neck of a goose" in his English translation of Gargantua?

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Why does the Phantom repeatedly mention Carlotta's throat in "The Phantom of the Opera"?

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Who translated the 1995 Penguin Popular Classics version of "The Phantom of the Opera"?

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Is the grail in Chrétien de Troyes "Perceval" called "holy"?

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Meaning of the genealogical list in the first chapter of Pantagruel?

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Why is the last title in Proust's "Search For Lost Time" not consistently translated as "Time Found Again"?

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