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Introduction

Christopher Tuckett

in The Gospel of Mary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212132
eISBN:
9780191705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the second part of the book, which provides critical editions in the original languages and an accompanying English translation of each of the manuscripts containing the text ... More


Rylands Papyrus (PRyl) 46

Christopher Tuckett

in The Gospel of Mary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212132
eISBN:
9780191705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents the English translation of the Rylands Papyrus (PRyl) 463 text.


Oxyrhynchus Papyrus (POxy) 352

Christopher Tuckett

in The Gospel of Mary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212132
eISBN:
9780191705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents the English translation of the Oxyrhynchus Papyrus (POxy) 3525 text.


The Global Kaleidoscope: How Egyptians Got Their Hamlet, 1901–64

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the global kaleidoscope theory as a much-needed revision to the Prospero-and-Caliban model of postcolonial rewriting. To this end, the chapter summarizes the actual kaleidoscope ... More


Book VI

Bridget Morris (ed.)

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume III: Liber Caelestis, Books VI–VII

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195166279
eISBN:
9780199932450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166279.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This section presents a modern English translation of Book VI of the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden. It is an eclectic mixture of revelations from the years spent in Sweden at the outset of ... More


Book III

Bridget Morris

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume I: Liber Caelestis, Books I–III

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195166446
eISBN:
9780199785049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166442.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a modern English translation of Book III of the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden. The Book can be broadly described as a Speculum episcoporum, a mirror of bishops, ... More


Book I

Bridget Morris

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume I: Liber Caelestis, Books I–III

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195166446
eISBN:
9780199785049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166442.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a modern English translation of Book I of the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden. The Book contains revelations that were all received and recorded in Sweden during the ... More


Book II

Bridget Morris

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume I: Liber Caelestis, Books I–III

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195166446
eISBN:
9780199785049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166442.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a modern English translation of Book II of the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden. The Book reflects Birgitta's interest in Swedish public affairs during the 1340s, and in ... More


The Perils of Translation: Isaac Bashevis Singer in English and Hebrew

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the literary texts of Isaac Bashevis Singer, one of Yiddish literature's greatest figures and the winner of a Nobel prize, who died in Miami, Florida, in 1991. It examines two of ... More


Arabian Nights

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Another letter arrived two days after the rejection of Description of Egypt. This one was from Charles Knight, asking for a meeting to discuss terms for a new translation of A Thousand and One Nights ... More


The Elegance of Precision: On Pines’s Translation of the Literary Parts of the Guide

Sarah Stroumsa

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes and evaluates Shlomo Pines’s 1963 English translation of the Guide of the Perplexed published by the University of Chicago Press. Pines’ seminal translation was a watershed in ... More


Michael Friedländer’s Pioneering English Translation of the Guide

Warren Zev Harvey

in Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" in Translation: A History from the Thirteenth Century to the Twentieth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226457635
eISBN:
9780226627878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627878.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Michael Friedländer’s (1833-1910) 1885 translation of the Guide of the Perplexed, the first English translation of the book. Friedländer was born in Jutrosin, Prussia; studied ... More


How Kierkegaard Got into English

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter tells the story of how Kierkegaard's works came to be translated and published in English. It also provides a brief bibliography of his English-translated works, as well as an annotated ... More


Translation and Assimilation: Singer in America

in Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226745053
eISBN:
9780226745077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226745077.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the English translations of Singer's work, focusing particularly on “Gimpel the Fool,” Singer's first short story to be translated, and “Zeidlus the Pope.” The English versions ... More


Papyrus Berolinensis (BG) 8502

Christopher Tuckett

in The Gospel of Mary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212132
eISBN:
9780191705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents the English translation of Papyrus Berolinensis (BG) 8502 text.


Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination): Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Solomon I. Sara

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627950
eISBN:
9780748653058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627950.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book on Ɂimālah (inclination) poses challenges to readers, both native and non-native speakers of Arabic. The challenge for the native, in part, is because this work was the first systematic ... More


Note on Translation

in Autobiography and Other Writings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226143712
eISBN:
9780226143736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143736.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

There are two principal sources for the English translations of Ana de San Bartolomé's autobiography. One is the monumental anthology of her Obras completas, edited by Father Julián Urkiza. In this ... More


Artistry, Expediency or Irrelevance? English Choral Translators and their Work

Judith Blezzard

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the nineteenth century, publishers in England and elsewhere addressed the English-speaking public's desire for English translations of vocal music by equipping foreign-language vocal texts with ... More


Kierkegaard's Works in English

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter is a bibliography of Kierkegaard's works which have been translated in English, from the years 1843 to 1964. The list includes his major works, such as Either/Or, some of which have seen ... More


5. 5. ‘The Wise Must Hold Meetings with the Wise’: 1 Anglo‐Saxon England

Paul J. E. Kershaw

in Peaceful Kings: Peace, Power and the Early Medieval Political Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198208709
eISBN:
9780191594731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208709.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Bede's image of Edwin of Northumbria's peaceful reign was a central component of Chapter I. Here, the focus falls fully upon the political ideas of Anglo‐Saxon England, between AD 600 and Alfred's ... More


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