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Bad Translation: Shakespeare's Comedies

(In Bahasa Indonesia below)

Sebenernya ini semua terjadi akibat posting ga penting di Facebook, yang berujung pada saya menerjemahkan (sembarangan) judul-judul komedi Shakespeare. Sejujurnya, Shakespeare benar-benar tidka kreatif kalau sudah masalah pemberian judul. Karya-karya tragedi dan historinya sebagian besar diberi penamaan macam sinetron dan telenovela (macam CahayaAnugerahPaulinaRosalindaMarimar, dll), Silakan periksa, hampir semua tragedinya berisi nama tokoh utama. Tapi setidaknya, komedi-komedinya masih agak kreatif dalam pemilihan nama. Atau mungkin saking tidak kreatifnya Shakespeare kasih nama sembarangan. Pembaca boleh nilai sendiri.

Di bawah ini adalah daftar drama komedi karya Shakespeare. 

All's Well That Ends Well: Asal Happy Ending Ga Masalah
As You Like It: Suka-Suka Loe (thx to: Melisa)
Comedy of Errors: Komedi Kacau Balau
Love's Labour's Lost: Capek-Capek Ga Dapet
Measure for Measure: Balasan yang Setimpal
Merchant of Venice: Pedagang dari Venezia
Merry Wives of Windsor: Ibu-Ibu di Windsor
Midsummer Night's Dream: Ngayal Tengah Malam
Much Ado about Nothing: Repot Ga Jelas
Taming of the Shrew: Cara Menjinakkan Wanita
Tempest: Badai
Twelfth Night (or What You Will): Malam Kedua Belas (atau Mau Kamu Apa)
Two Gentlemen of Verona: Dua Cowok dari Verona
Winter's Tale
: Cerrita Musim Dingin

Apakah ceritanya jauh beda dari Opera van Java? Mungkin malah lebih kacau. 


  1. wakakakak....kasiaaan opa Willy, udah capek2 cari judul yang lucu tapi anggun, eh dibikin kacau sama orang Indo :P

    Paling 'tragis' yang Midsummer Night's Dream yg kedengarannya keren banget, eh isinya...Ngayal Tengah Malam :))

    1. Itu dari sananya begitu. Opa Willy yang ngasih judul, saya hanya mengakomodasi.. *dipelototin Shakespearian* *kabur*


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