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Experiences in translation

Author: Umberto Eco; Alastair McEwen
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2001.
Series: Toronto Italian studies.
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"Translation is not about comparing two languages, Umberto Eco argues, but about the interpretation of a text in two different languages." "In this book he draws on his substantial practical experience to identify and discuss some central problems of translation. As he demonstrates, a translation can express an evident deep sense of a text even when violating both lexical and referential faithfulness. Depicting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Umberto Eco; Umberto Eco; Umberto Eco; Umberto Eco
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umberto Eco; Alastair McEwen
ISBN: 0802035337 9780802035332 9780802096142 080209614X
OCLC Number: 45300350
Notes: Based on Goggio public lectures presented Oct. 7, 9, 13, 1998, at the Faculty of Information Studies, Univ. of Toronto.
Description: x, 135 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Partial content appears in author's later work entitled: "Dire quasi la stessa cosa: Esperienze di traduzione."
Series Title: Toronto Italian studies.
Responsibility: Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen.
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In this book Umberto Eco argues that translation is not about comparing two languages, but about the interpretation of a text in two different languages, thus involving a shift between cultures.  Read more...

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