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The Hazards of Translation: Some Models of Misreception

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/9780198205197.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines problems in the translation of Scottish books into German during the Enlightenment which led to the misreception of some Scottish works. It suggests that the misreception of ... More


Transforming the Eighteenth-Century Book Trade: John Nourse and his Bookshops on the Strand

James Raven

in Textual Transformations: Purposing and Repurposing Books from Richard Baxter to Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198808817
eISBN:
9780191882500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808817.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter explores the fifty-year career of the eighteenth-century London bookseller John Nourse to establish that not only did he become the principal bookseller in the capital but that, through ... More


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