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Translation, subjectivity, and culture in France and England, 1600-1800

Author: Julie Candler Hayes
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In the most comprehensive and nuanced account of the subject currently available, Hayes examines the relationship of translation theory to its intellectual and social context and the role of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: John Dryden; Anne Dacier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Candler Hayes
ISBN: 9780804759441 0804759448
OCLC Number: 781329599
Description: x, 321 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : rethinking neoclassical translation theory --
From the Academy to Port-Royal --
Transmigration, transmutation, and exile --
Temporality and subjectivity : Dryden's "Dedication of the Aeneis". Meaning and modernity : Anne Dacier and the Homer debate --
Gender, signature, authority --
From "A light in antiquity" to enlightened antiquity : modern Classicists --
"Adventures in print" : modern classics --
Conclusion : historicizing translation.
Responsibility: Julie Candler Hayes


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