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‘A Plain and Unassuming Style’: Thomasina Ross and Humboldt’s Travels (1852–1853)

Alison E. Martin

in Nature Translated: Alexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439329
eISBN:
9781474453844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439329.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A comparison of Williams’s and Ross’s respective translations forms the central focus of this chapter. Ross’s abridged and modernised translation which appeared in three volumes (1852-53) in Henry ... More


Proust and Rewriting

Jonathan Evans

in The Many Voices of Lydia Davis: Translation, Rewriting, Intertextuality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400176
eISBN:
9781474426909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400176.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on the ways in which Davis rewrites Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, drawing on theories of rewriting from translation studies (Lefevere) and American literature (Moraru). It ... More


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