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Elizabethan Prose Translation - James Winny

Elizabethan Prose Translation

By: James Winny (Editor)

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Published: 11th August 2011
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During the sixteenth century, prose translation was very closely related to the growth in intellectual curiosity brought about, in no small part, by the appearance of the printed book in 1477. In this 1960 volume, James Winny outlines the changes in the order of English life brought about by such intellectual development, and provides extensive extracts of a number of prose works translated by great English minds. These translations are accompanied by concise textual and bibliographical commentaries. This work contains translations by 11 different Elizabethan prose translators, including John Florio, Philemon Holland and Sir Thomas Hoby. It will be of great use to any scholar of Elizabethan literature and the history of translation, whilst those newer to the field will find that Winny's accompanying notes make the translations contained within this volume hugely accessible and highly engaging.

Introduction
Castiglione: The Courtier
Lemnius: The Touchstone of Complexions
Apuleius: The Golden Ass
Heliodorus: An Ethiopian History
Plutarch: Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans
Guazzo: The Civil Conversation
Mendoza: Lazarillo de Tormes
Leroy: De la Vicissitude
Nenna: A Treatise of Nobility
Livy: The Roman History
Pliny: The History of the World
Montaigne: The Essays
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ISBN: 9780521157452
ISBN-10: 0521157455
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: 11th August 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.2