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Translating as a literary pursuit

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  • Language and Translation in Postcolonial Literaturesby Simona Bertacco

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This collection gathers together a stellar group of contributors offering innovative perspectives on the issues of language and translation in postcolonial studies. In a world where bi- and multilingualism have become quite normal, this volume identifies a gap in the critical apparatus in postcolonial studies in order to read cultural texts emerging... more...

  • Perspectives on Literature and Translation: Creation, Circulation, Receptionby Brian Nelson; Brigid Maher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This volume explores the relationship between literature and translation from three perspectives: the creative dimensions of the translation process; the way texts circulate between languages; and the way texts are received in translation by new audiences. The distinctiveness of the volume lies in the fact that it considers these fundamental aspects... more...

  • Translation (NCI)by Susan Bassnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    In a time when millions travel around the planet; some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile, translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging introduction to the valuable position translation holds within literature and society. Leading translation... more...

  • 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...

  • Lost in Translation (Criticism)?by Sylvia Reinart

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 63.42

    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...

  • 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...

  • Translationby Daniel Weissbort; Astradur Eysteinsson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 75.00

    Translation - Theory and Practice: A Historical Reader responds to the need for a collection of primary texts on translation, in the English tradition, from the earliest times to the present day. Based on an exhaustive survey of the wealth of available materials, the Reader demonstrates throughout the link between theory and practice, with excerpts... more...