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Theories of Translation : an Anthology of Essays from Dryden to Derrida.

Author: John Biguenet; Rainer Schulte
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
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Spanning the centuries, from the seventeenth to the twentieth, and ranging across cultures, from England to Mexico, this collection gathers together important statements on the function and feasibility of literary translation. The essays provide an overview of the historical evolution in thinking about translation and offer strong individual opinions by prominent contemporary theorists. Most of the twenty-one pieces  Read more...
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Biguenet, John.
Theories of Translation : An Anthology of Essays from Dryden to Derrida.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Biguenet; Rainer Schulte
ISBN: 9780226184821 022618482X
OCLC Number: 1096529374
Description: 1 online resource (261 pages)
Contents: Intro; Contents; Introduction; 1. Hugo Friedrich, On The Art of Translation; 2. John Dryden, On Translation; 3. Arthur Schopenhauer, On Language and Words; 4. Friedrich Schleiermacher, From On the Different Methods of Translating; 5. Wilhelm von Humboldt, From Introduction to His Translation of Agamemnon; 6. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Translations; 7. Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Preface to The Early Italian Poets; 8. Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Problem of Translation; 9. Walter Benjamin, The Task of the Translator; 10. Ezra Pound, Guido's Relations 11. José Ortega y Gasset, The Misery and The Splendor of Translation12. Paul Valéry, Variations on the Eclogues; 13. Vladimir Nabokov, Problems of Translation: Onegin in English; 14. Roman Jakobson, On Linguistic Aspects of Translation; 15. Octavio Paz, Translation: Literature and Letters; 16. Peter Szondi, The Poetry of Constancy: Paul Celan's Translation of Shakespeare's Sonnet 105; 17. Yves Bonnefoy, Translating Poetry; 18. Henry Schogt, Semantic Theory and Translation Theory; 19. Michael Riffaterre, Transposing Presuppositions on the Semiotics of Literary Translation 20. Jacques Derrida, From Des Tours de Babel21. Hans Erich Nossack, Translating and Being Translated; Biographies of the Essayists; Select Bibliography
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