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Author: MARK POLIZZOTTI
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : MIT Press, 2018.
Series: MIT Press Ser.
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An engaging and unabashedly opinionated examination of what translation is and isn't.0For some, translation is the poor cousin of literature, a necessary evil if not an outright travesty -- summed up by the old Italian play on words, traduttore, traditore (translator, traitor). For others, translation is the royal road to cross-cultural understanding and literary enrichment. In this nuanced and provocative study,  Read more...
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POLIZZOTTI, MARK.
SYMPATHY FOR THE TRAITOR.
[Place of publication not identified] : MIT PRESS, 2018
(OCoLC)1004091448
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: MARK POLIZZOTTI
ISBN: 9780262346702 0262346702 9780262346719 0262346710
OCLC Number: 1031706665
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 182 pages)
Contents: Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Ground Rules; 1 Is Translation Possible (and What Is It, Anyway)?; 2 Saints, Martyrs, and Spies; 3 Pure Language; 4 Beautifully Unfaithful; 5 The Silences Between; 6 Sympathy for the Traitor; 7 Verse and Controverse; 8 On the Fringe; 9 Adam's Apricot, or Does Translation Matter?; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: MIT Press Ser.

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