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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


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


Samuel Beckett's How It Is: Philosophy in Translation

Anthony Cordingley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474440608
eISBN:
9781474453868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440608.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first sustained exegesis of a neglected masterpiece of twentieth-century literature, Samuel Beckett’s How It Is. This book maps out the novel’s complex network of intertexts, sources and echoes, ... More


Literary Translation and Digital Culture: The Transmedial Breakthrough of Poland’s The Witcher

Paulina Drewniak

in Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the international transmedial phenomenon, The Witcher, which began life as a 1986 Polish short story, ‘Wiedźmin’ (The Witcher) by Andrzej Sapowski, but has become a paradigm 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


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


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


Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

Rajendra Chitnis, Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen, Rhian Atkin, and Zoran Milutinovic (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620528
eISBN:
9781789623864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620528.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This volume examines how, why and with what success smaller European literatures – written in less well-known languages from less familiar traditions – endeavour through translation to reach ... More


Introduction

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Introduction offers an outline of Livy’s life, classical reputation, and particular style of historiography. The study is then situated amid the major recent works on Classical Reception and ... More


An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

John-Mark Philo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a study of the translation and reception of the Roman historian Livy in early-modern England. The work examines the four Tudor translations of Livy’s history of Rome, the Ab Urbe Condita, ... More


Conclusion

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The conclusion draws together the main themes and concerns of the book: namely how the translation and application of Livy in Tudor England was intricately connected to the most pressing political ... 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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