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Translating as a literary pursuit

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  • The Man Betweenby Michael Henry Heim; Esther Allen; Sean Cotter; Russell Scott Valentino

    Open Letter 2014; US$ 9.99

    An inside look at Michael Henry Heim?one of the most prolific and culturally important translators ever. 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...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 108.82

    Der Band bietet Studien praxiserfahrener Philologen und philologisch geschulter Praktiker zu Fragen der Übersetzung literarischer, philosophischer und religiöser Texte aus der Perspektive unterschiedlicher Disziplinen und mit Beispielen aus verschiedenen Genres und Sprachen. Der Fokus liegt dabei auf der Rückbindung der translatorischen... more...

  • In Translationby Esther Allen; Susan Bernofsky

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Born Translatedby Rebecca L. Walkowitz

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    As a growing number of contemporary novelists write explicitly for publication in multiple languages, the genre?s form and aims are shifting. Born-translated novels include passages that appear to be written in different tongues, narrators who speak to foreign audiences, and other visual and formal techniques that treat translation as a medium rather... 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...

  • Translation - Theory and Practiceby Daniel Weissbort; Astradur Eysteinsson

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49

    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...