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Literature, geography, translation : studies in world writing

Author: Cecilia Alvstad; Stefan Helgesson; David Watson
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2011.
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The present volume connects three academic fields that share central concerns but remain surprisingly isolated from each other: world literature studies, postcolonial studies, and translation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cecilia Alvstad; Stefan Helgesson; David Watson
ISBN: 1443830100 9781443830102
OCLC Number: 731127768
Description: 248 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Cosmopolitan protocols, multicultural ends? World literature as a programme of study / Paulo Lemos Horta --
Translating south-south (and other lessons from the future) / Christopher Larkosh --
What the world leaves behind: ready-made translations and the "closed book" in the postcolonial novel / Chris Holmes --
From francophonie to "world literature in French": a contextual analysis / Nicolas Di Méo --
From cultural turn to translational turn: a transnational journey / Susan Bassnett --
The paraphrase as a colonial scrapbook: eighteenth-century travelogues in Swedish translation: the case of Samuel Ödmann / Raoul Granqvist --
Literary translation and the "local": developing proactive reciprocal models for cultural exchange / Agnes Whitfield --
The Swedish periodical Tidskrift för hemmet and the woman question in Sweden in the 1860s / Cecilia Wadsö-Lecaros --
Ivanhoe and the translation of English children's books into Swedish in the nineteenth century / Björn Sundmark --
Mapping a reception field and considering its implications: modern Greek literature translated in France (1945-2005) / Thiresia Choremi --
A modern Egyptian literary classic goes west: translations of Ṭāhā Ḥusayn's novel al-Ayyām and their paratextual features / Gunvor Mejdell --
Indian Ocean genres / Isabel Hofmeyr --
Fouiller le paysage: the geo-poetics of Édouard Glissant / Christina Kullberg --
Language, geography, globalisation: Susana Chavez-Silverman's rejection of translation in killer Crónicas: bilingual memories / Ania Spyra --
The transnational agenda of Lewis and Pound's avant-garde / Gregory Betts --
Message in a bottle: the geography of the Cuban revolutionary struggle / Peter Hulme.
Responsibility: edited by Cecilia Alvstad, Stefan Helgesson and David Watson.
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"This important volume puts translation on the map - literally and figuratively - showing how concerns with place, movement and transfer have become central to our understanding of literature today." Read more...

 
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