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Translating as a literary pursuit

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  • Translation and Literary Studiesby Marella Feltrin-Morris; Deborah Folaron; Maria Constanza Guzmán

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    By nature a transdisciplinary area of inquiry, translation lends itself to being investigated at its intersection with other fields of study. Translation and Literary Studies seeks to highlight the manifold connections between translation and notions of gender, dialectics, agency, philosophy and power. The volume also offers a timely homage to renowned... more...

  • Apropos of Ideologyby Maria Calzada-Pérez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Today's worldwide ideological tensions have captured the interest of such varied disciplines as political science, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics. There are two primary reasons why translation studies cannot ignore the ideological debate. Historically, translation has always been a site for ideological clashes. In addition,... more...

  • From St Jerome to Hypertextby Per Qvale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    From St. Jerome to Hypertext is an ambitious attempt to chart the terrain of literary translation - its history, theory and practice. It examines translation from linguistic, extralinguistic and philosophical perspectives and poses a range of important questions, including: the extent to which a linguistically creative original text should be reduced... more...

  • The Bilingual Textby Jan Walsh Hokenson; Marcella Munson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bilingual texts have been left outside the mainstream of both translation theory and literary history. Yet the tradition of the bilingual writer, moving between different sign systems and audiences to create a text in two languages, is a rich and venerable one, going back at least to the Middle Ages. The self-translated, bilingual text was commonplace... more...

  • Literary Translationby Jin Di

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Is it realistic to expect great literature of one language to be re-presented artistically intact in another language? Literary Translation: Quest for Artistic Integrity is a systematic delineation of a practical approach toward that seemingly idealist aim. A summing up of a career devoted to the study of literary translation enriched with the experience... more...

  • Lost in Translation (Criticism)?by Sylvia Reinart

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 63.80

    Die Qualität von Übersetzungen müssen viele beurteilen: die Lektoren in den Verlagen, die Revisoren in den Unternehmen und internationalen Institutionen, die Literaturkritiker bei der Buchbesprechung, die Ausbilder in den Translationsstudiengängen und nicht zuletzt die Übersetzer selbst, die stets die erste Kontrollinstanz für das Translat darstellen.... more...

  • In Translationby Esther Allen; Susan Bernofsky

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    The most comprehensive collection of perspectives on translation to date, this anthology features essays by some of the world?s most skillful writers and translators, including Haruki Murakami, Alice Kaplan, Peter Cole, Eliot Weinberger, Forrest Gander, and José Manuel Prieto. Discussing the process and possibilities of their art, they cast translation... more...

  • Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Filmby Katja Krebs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a pioneering and provocative exploration of the rich synergies between adaptation studies and translation studies and is the first genuine attempt to discuss the rather loose usage of the concepts of translation and adaptation in terms of theatre and film. At the heart of this collection is the proposition that translation studies... more...

  • Gender in Translationby Sherry Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    Gender in Translation is a broad-ranging, imaginative and lively look at feminist issues surrounding translation studies. Students and teachers of translation studies, linguistics, gender studies and women's studies will find this unprecedented work invaluable and thought-provoking reading. Sherry Simon argues that translation of feminist texts... more...

  • Voices in Translationby Gunilla Anderman

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 49.95

    Includes contributions on dialect translation and on studies concerned with problems facing the translator in bridging cultural divides. This book discusses how to make a wide range of European voices "sing" in translation, and illustrates the different solutions employed in conveying the foreign concepts and milieu from which these voices spring. more...