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Translating as a literary pursuit

  • 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...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents studies by philologists with practical experience and practitioners with philological training about problems and methods of translation as seen from the perspective of different genres and disciplines. A focus is placed on relating theories to the practice of translation. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Translation Studiesby Susan Bassnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    At 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...

  • Perspectives on Literature and Translationby Brian Nelson; Brigid Maher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...