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Translating as a literary pursuit

  • Agents of Translationby John Milton; Paul Bandia

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    Agents of Translation contains thirteen case studies by internationally recognized scholars in which translation has been used as a way of influencing the target culture and furthering literary, political and personal interests. The articles describe Francisco Miranda, the ?precursor? of Venezuelan independence, who promoted translations of works... 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...

  • 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...

  • Changing the Termsby Sherry Simon; Paul St-Pierre

    University of Ottawa Press 2000; US$ 14.99

    This volume explores the theoretical foundations of postcolonial translation in settings as diverse as Malaysia, Ireland, India and South America. Changing the Terms examines stimulating links that are currently being forged between linguistics, literature and cultural theory. In doing so, the authors probe complex sequences of intercultural contact,... more...

  • Das Fremde im Eigenen S'approprier l'autreby Thomas Klinkert

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 50.57

    Hauptbeschreibung Übersetzung wird im vorliegenden Band verstanden als grundlegende Technik der Aneignung des Fremden. Im Zentrum steht dabei die Übertragung literarischer Texte von einer Sprache in eine andere. Das damit verbundene Spannungsverhältnis zwischen Fremdem und Eigenem wird an verschiedenen Fallbeispielen aus mehreren Literaturen untersucht,... more...

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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 57.11

    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...

  • 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...

  • Functional Approaches to Culture and Translationby Dirk Delabastita; Lieven D?hulst; Reine Meylaerts

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00

    This volume contains a generous selection of articles on translation by Professor José Lambert (K.U. Leuven). It traces the intellectual itinerary of their author, who started out as a French and Comparative Literature scholar some four decades ago trying to get a better grip on the problem of inter-literary contacts, and who soon became a key figure... more...

  • Gender in Translationby Sherry Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    This is the first full-length study of the feminist issues surrounding translation studies. Students and teachers of translation studies, linguistics, gender and women's studies will find this work invaluable and thought-provoking. 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...