Botchan by Soseki - which is a good English translation?

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kdar1987
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Botchan by Soseki - which is a good English translation?

Post by kdar1987 » Wed 07.07.2010 1:17 am

I am reading I am a Cat by Soseki right now, but plan to read Botchan next.
Can someone recommend me a good translation of this book?

On on Amazon, translator of the book is not clearly stated (possibly Joel Cohn or some)
http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Botcha ... RI=botchan
http://www.amazon.com/Botchan-Master-Da ... 674&sr=8-1

and then there is online version translated by Yasotaro Morri
http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/8868

Which one do you think is closer to Japanese original? Better translation?

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