Introduction: Proust’s grandmother and The thousand and one nights: the ” cultural turn” in translation studies / André Lefevere and Susan Bassnett; Translation. Bassnett, S., & Lefevere, A. (). Translation, History and Culture. London: Printer Publishers. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: The Culture Turn. PDF | On Jan 1, , Elisa Grimm and others published André Lefevere, Translation/History/Culture: a sourcebook.
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The introduction looks at the exciting example of Nights and the intricacies of transmitting an ancient oral tradition lfevere foreign cultures. Translation, History and Culture.
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Dante Castorena marked it as to-read Oct 13, This collection of essays continues to develop some of the principal research lines that both have been pursuing in recent years, most specifically the cultural turn in Translation Studies.
The most important and productive statements on the translation of literature from Roman times to the s are collected in this book. Xingting Luo added it Baassnett 18, This has been hailed by Edwin Gentzlerone of the leading synthesizers of translation theoryas nistory “real breakthrough for the field of translation studies”; it epitomized what is termed “the coming of age” of the discipline; an increasing intercultural or multicultural trend, that might be termed the postcolonial turn.
Her books include Translation Studies, Comparative Literature: This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Dewi marked it as to-read Feb 23, Akbarkhodabandeh marked it as to-read Nov 08, Bezukhova rated it really liked it Jan 27, Oliveira, A History of the Work Concept: Janitag marked it as to-read May 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Ana Martins added it Feb 15, His most important contribution is in comparative literary studies and translation studies in particular. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Majed marked it as to-read May 25, Some of the chapters are more appropriate for entry level students although I feel that some of the papers go into deep hishory This book comprises of a selection of 12 essays illustrating elements of translation studies. As the first survey of its kind in both scope and selection it argues that translation commands a central position in the shaping of European literatures and cultures.
Some of the chapters bassneht more appropriate for entry level students although I feel that some of the papers go into deep complicated ideas on translation that will require further examination.
Ika Fridrichova marked it as to-read Jun 23, This book comprises of a selection of 12 essays illustrating elements of translation studies. The final example in the book, of the difficulties and challenges Milan Kundera’s ‘The Joke’ presented, illustrates how difficult it is for a translator to fully grasp the source language culture and to not betray the original author’s intentions.
There is a global reach of contributors with perhaps an anc balance of Eastern European academics. Mamata Translatiln marked it as to-read Mar 28, I found the chapters which focussed on the history of translation to be enlightening. XueRan rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Some essays are genre specific, focusing on theatre translation or the translating of poetry, others are devoted to specific case studies, and consider the fortunes of such major writers as Virgil or Brecht in English.
You levevere help Wikipedia by expanding it. Translators have a deep responsibility to remain faithful to the author and source culture, yet to transmit in line with the target culture without subverting too much the original content or the culture into which the translation is entering.
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Mesut Gergin marked it as to-read Nov 11, Want to Read saving…. Translation, history, and culture Susan Bassnett Snippet view – Translation Studies is currently one of the fastest growing interdisciplinary subjects in the world.
Lefevere translatkon the idea of translation as a form of rewriting, which means that any text produced on the basis of another has the intention of adapting that other text to a certain ideology or to a certain poetics, and usually to both. Trivia About Translation, Hist Want to Read Currently Reading Read.