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Translating Literature : Essays and Studies - Susan Bassnett

Translating Literature

Essays and Studies

By: Susan Bassnett (Editor)

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Published: 24th August 2001
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Interest in the issues of translation continues to grow, and is reflected in this collection of essays by specialists in both literature and translation studies, all of whom have experience of translating literary texts themselves. The essays include both diverse theoretical approaches and practical case studies, and a wide range of topics are covered, including the history of translation in Scotland, the problems of translating Chinese poetry into English, renaissance theories of translation, George Eliot's translations, and Eastern European perceptions of English Romantic literature. Professor SUSAN BASSNETT teaches at the Centre for British and Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Warwick. Contributors: SUSAN BASSNETT, THEO HERMANS, FELICITY ROSSLYN, ANDRE LEFEVERE, PIOTR KUHIWCZAK, JOHN CORBETT, SUSANNE STARK

Introduction. Intricate Pathways: Observations on Translation and Literaturep. 1
The Task of the Translator in the European Renaissance: Explorations in a Discursive Fieldp. 14
Heroic Couplet Translation - A Unique Solution?p. 41
Translation and the Creation of Images, or 'Excuse Me, Is This the Same Poem?'p. 64
Translation and National Canons: Slav Perceptions of English Romanticismp. 80
Writtin in the Langage of Scottis Natioun: Literary Translation Into Scotsp. 95
Marian Evans, the Translatorp. 119
Notes on Contributorsp. 141
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ISBN: 9780859915229
ISBN-10: 0859915220
Series: Essays and Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 148
Published: 24th August 2001
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.41