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Translating as a literary pursuit

  • Language and Translation in Postcolonial Literaturesby Simona Bertacco

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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 out of multilingual contexts. The role of translation and an awareness of the multilingual spaces in which many postcolonial texts are written are fundamental issues... more...

  • Translation Studiesby Susan Bassnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    This 4 th edition remains essential reading for anyone new to the field and has been updated to include The Cultural Turn in Translation Studies, Translation and Power, Postcolonial translation, Skopos theory, Translation and new technology, The ?Translational Turn?, translation studies in the Chinese and Indian contexts, and translating for the... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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. 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 in Anthologies and Collections (19th and 20th Centuries)by Teresa Seruya; Lieven D?hulst; Alexandra Assis Rosa; Maria Lin Moniz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    A comparison of translation anthologies published in Portugal and Hungary when both countries lived under differing forms of dictatorial rule reveals not only different attitudes towards British literary works, but also towards literature in general. The different role ascribed to literature in Estado Novo Portugal and Socialist Hungary is also well... more...

  • Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Filmby Katja Krebs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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. 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...

  • Französische Almanachkultur im deutschen Sprachraum (1700-1815)by York-Gothart Mix; Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 58.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Band widmet sich dem umfassenden Korpus französischsprachiger Almanache, die bis zum Ende der Napoleonischen Ära im deutschen Sprach- und Kulturraum gedruckt, verlegt und rezipiert wurden. Er analysiert diese bisher unerschlossenen Quellen unter literatur-, kultur- und medienwissenschaftlicher Perspektive. Die Einleitung... more...

  • Translators through Historyby Jean Delisle; Judith Woodsworth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    Acclaimed, when it first appeared, as a seminal work ? a groundbreaking book that was both informative and highly readable ? Translators through History is being released in a new edition, substantially revised and expanded by Judith Woodsworth. Translators have played a key role in intellectual exchange through the ages and across borders. This... more...

  • Translatorische Kreativitätby Gerrit Bayer-Hohenwarter

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 79.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Was ist translatorische Kreativität? Wie misst man sie? Und werden Übersetzerinnen und Übersetzer mit zunehmender translatorischer Kompetenz kreativer? Dies sind die zentralen Fragen, denen die vorliegende empirische Studie mithilfe psycholinguistischer Methoden nachgeht. Die Datenbasis bilden die Übersetzungsprodukte und -prozesse... more...