Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items for:

  • Keywords: vocation x
  • 18th-century Literature x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Translation and the Poet's Life: The Ethics of Translating in English Culture, 1646-1726

Paul Davis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297832
eISBN:
9780191711572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297832.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Between the Civil War and the early decades of the 18th century, English poets of the first rank devoted more of their time and creative energies to translating than they had ever done before or have ... More


Creaturely Advocacy: Poetic Vocation in the Age of Sensibility

Tobias Menely

in The Animal Claim: Sensibility and the Creaturely Voice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226239255
eISBN:
9780226239422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239422.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Extending Walter Benjamin’s reflections on advocacy as translation—on the linguistic and ethicopolitical implications of witnessing, representing, and speaking-for—this chapter asks what it meant for ... More


View: