Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-11 of 11 items

  • Keywords: German translation x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Civic Discourse and the Hazards of Translation: Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society in German

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the civic discourse and the problems in the translation of Adam Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society into German. It aims to demonstrate the extent to which the ... More


Christian Garve: The Trouble with ‘Public Spirit’

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Christian Garve's problems in translating Adam Ferguson's Institutes of Moral Philosophy in German. It states that Garve earned considerable fame and esteem for his translation. ... More


Contemporary Experimental Translations and Translingual Poetics

Sophie Seita

in Reading Experimental Writing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474440387
eISBN:
9781474481236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440387.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter attends to the nuances and difficulties in reading and translating contemporary translingual poetry, by focusing on the German poet Uljana Wolf, who has traversed the language barriers ... More


The Teacher

Alexander Altmann

in Moses Mendelssohn: A Biographical Study

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100158
eISBN:
9781789623307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100158.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concerns the decade transpiring between the summer of 1779 until the autumn of 1780 in Moses Mendelssohn's life. Much of this chronicle is based on his lengthy correspondence with August ... More


Isaak Iselin: The Rejection of Conflict

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Swiss lawyer and historian Isaak Iselin's review of Christian Friedrich Junger's German translation of Adam Ferguson's Essay on the History of Civil Society. Iselin wrote his ... More


“Joyce has made me a different reader: I am just glad I don't have to understand him”: The Institutionalization of “Joyce” after 1945

Robert K. Weninger

in The German Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041667
eISBN:
9780813043678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041667.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the literary and academic reception of James Joyce and his works from 1945 to the present, with a focus on translations and editions, scholarly reviews and criticism, and ... More


Introduction

Sander Gliboff

in H.G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, and the Origins of German Darwinism: A Study in Translation and Transformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262072939
eISBN:
9780262273923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262072939.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species in 1859 and sent complimentary copies to perhaps a dozen German scientists. One of those who received a copy was Heinrich Georg Bronn, ... More


Domesticating and Foreignizing the Sublime: in German

Curtis Whitaker

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/9780198754824.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

Translation of Milton into German flourished during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. During the first 100 years, as translators sought appropriate German forms for Milton’s aesthetic, ... More


Bronn’s Origin

Sander Gliboff

in H.G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, and the Origins of German Darwinism: A Study in Translation and Transformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262072939
eISBN:
9780262273923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262072939.003.0051
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter offers a sampling of individual infelicities and “errors” in Heinrich Georg Bronn’s German translation of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species and examines the issues that arose ... More


Alban Berg

Helen Abbott

in Baudelaire in Song: 1880-1930

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198794691
eISBN:
9780191836169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794691.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

When Austrian composer Alban Berg was working on his opera Lulu, he wrote three Baudelaire songs as a Konzertaria entitled Der Wein. Premiered in 1930, Der Wein is a large-scale work for voice and ... More


‘Grappling with the Difficult Subjects with which the Roman Lawyers Liked to Grapple’

Rolf Knütel

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on Alan Rodger's work on Roman law. It examines Paul Digest fragment D. 30.126 pr, including its legal background, and the first and second case discussed in the fragment. It ... More


View: