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Celebrating Mediation: The Poet as Translator

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Amichai sees the work of translation as a model for the poet's own in-between-ness, as well as for the translator/poet's inescapable secondariness. That the poet, like the translator, plays an ... More


Introduction

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The introduction presents the methodology and basic arguments of the book along with a chapter outline. The contributions to sexuality studies, translation studies, and reception studies are outlined.


Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Samia Mehrez (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This unique interdisciplinary collective project is the culmination of research and translation work conducted by AUC students of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to witness ... More


The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Chana Kronfeld

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) was the foremost Israeli poet of the 20th century and an internationally influential literary figure. The Full Severity of Compassion is a modular retrospective of ... More


Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture

Michael Gibbs Hill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892884
eISBN:
9780199980062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892884.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

How could a writer who knew no foreign languages call himself a translator? How, too, did he become a major commercial success, churning out nearly two hundred “translations” over twenty years? With ... More


Finding Catullus in Translation

Elizabeth Marie Young

in Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus's Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226279916
eISBN:
9780226280080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280080.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction shows Roman attitudes toward translation to be unlike our own and suggests that modern assumptions about translation have limited our understanding of Roman literature generally and ... More


The Rise of Translation

Jo Drugan and Andrew Rothwell

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter begins by discussing the history of translation studies programmes British universities. It then examines how the study of French and translation is organised in the UK today. The ... More


Translation’s Trace

Padma Rangarajan

in Imperial Babel: Translation, Exoticism, and the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263615
eISBN:
9780823266456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263615.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter situates colonial translation within the historical, linguistic, and literary parameters of the late eighteenth-century. It argues for a new reading of the influence of ... More


Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Tessa Dwyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With over 6000 languages in the world today, media speak is far from universal, yet the complexities of translation are rarely acknowledged by the industry, or by audiences and scholars. Redressing ... More


Sub/Dub Wars: Attitudes to Screen Translation

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focusing on the polarising nature of sub/dub debates, this chapter provides an overview of attitudes and approaches to screen translation both within and beyond screen culture. Dominating the little ... More


Introduction: From ‘Cámbalu’ to ‘El Dorado’

Angelica Duran and Islam Issa

in Milton in Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

This chapter describes the rationale for and scope of this volume. As this volume demonstrates, Milton’s works have been read across the centuries and around the globe in large part through ... More


Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Samia Mehrez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This work presents original research on cultural politics and battles in Egypt at the turn of the twenty-first century. It deconstructs the boundaries between “high” and “low” culture, drawing on ... More


Translating Tradition

Guillermo Rodríguez

in When Mirrors Are Windows: A View of A.K. Ramanujan's Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463602
eISBN:
9780199087235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463602.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The last chapter deals with Ramanujan’s concept of tradition as a scholar, as a modern Indian poet, and as a pioneering translator. It shows how Ramanujan was sensitive to the diverse Indian and ... More


Greek Epigram in Reception: J. A. Symonds, Oscar Wilde, and the Invention of Desire, 1805-1929

Gideon Nisbet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662494
eISBN:
9780191761355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662494.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book develops a case study of a single ancient Greek verse genre, epigram, in its modern reception from 1805 to 1929. Previously exclusive to an educated elite for whom it served time-honoured ... More


Milton in Translation

Angelica Duran, Islam Issa, and Jonathan R. Olson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

Milton in Translation is an unprecedented collaboration that demonstrates the breadth of John Milton’s international reception from the seventeenth century through today. The volume presents new ... More


Prologue

Susan Bassnett

in Tradition, Translation, Trauma: The Classic and the Modern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199554591
eISBN:
9780191808258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199554591.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This prologue begins by considering the nature of translation, describing it as a means of recovering the past, of bringing the dead back to life, but what it recovers must remain forever ... More


Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Jennifer Ingleheart (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The poet Ovid stands at the head of the Western tradition of exiled authors; banished by the emperor Augustus in AD 8 from Rome to the far-off shores of Romania, in his Tristia (‘Sad Things’) and ... More


When Mirrors Are Windows: A View of A.K. Ramanujan's Poetics

Guillermo Rodríguez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463602
eISBN:
9780199087235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463602.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

A.K. Ramanujan (1929–1993) was an acclaimed translator and poet, as well as a seminal essayist, teacher, and intellectual with a multilayered genius and aesthetic vision. This critical work on one of ... More


Relevance Theory and Kinesic Analysis in <i>Don Quixote</i> and <i>Madame Bovary</i>

Guillemette Bolens

in Reading Beyond the Code: Literature and Relevance Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198794776
eISBN:
9780191836268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794776.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Relevance in acts of communication is a focus in both Cervantes’s Don Quixote and Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, and it operates on two levels. One level corresponds to interactions between characters in ... More


Kathleen’s Scots

Robert Crawford

in Kathleen Jamie: Essays and Poems on Her work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696000
eISBN:
9781474422284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This assesses Kathleen Jamie's use of Scots across a range of her poetry, but it also has some qualities of a personal tribute by a fellow contemporary poet. Beginning with a discussion of Jamie's ... More


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