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Translating as a literary pursuit

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Translation Studiesby Susan Bassnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    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... 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...