By Susan Bassnett, Andre Lefevere
This assortment brings jointly overseas figures within the self-discipline of translation reports. The essays conceal various fields, and mix thought with useful case reports regarding the interpretation of literary texts.
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Additional info for Constructing Cultures: Essays on Literary Translation (Topics in Translation, 11)
Leuven: Acco. Johnson, Barbara (1985) Taking fidelity philosophically. In Joseph F. ) Difference in Translation. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Page xxii Lefevere, André (1982) Mother Courage's Cucumbers: Text, system, and refraction in a theory of literature. Modern Language Studies 12 (4) (Fall), 3-20. Lefevere, André (1992a) Translation, Rewriting, and the Manipulation of Literary Fame. London: Routledge. Lefevere, André (1992b) Translation/History/Culture: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge.
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In the post-war period, the agenda behind the analysis of translatability was that of the possible development of machines that would make translations valid for all times and all places, and would do so at any time, in any place. Machines, and machines alone, were to be trusted to produce 'good' translations, always and everywhere. History has turned out to be the ghost in that machine, and as the ghost has grown, the machine has crumbled. Perhaps the most arresting example of this crumbling of the machine is the long retreat, and final disintegration of the once key concept of equivalence.
Constructing Cultures: Essays on Literary Translation (Topics in Translation, 11) by Susan Bassnett, Andre Lefevere