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Constructing cultures : essays on literary translation

Author: Susan Bassnett; André Lefevere
Publisher: Clevedon : Multilingual Matters, ©1998.
Series: Topics in translation, 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection brings together two international figures in the discipline of translation studies. The essays cover a range of fields, and combine theory with practical case studies involving the translation of literary texts.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bassnett, Susan.
Constructing cultures.
Clevedon : Multilingual Matters, ©1998
(DLC) 97047653
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Bassnett; André Lefevere
ISBN: 058511952X 9780585119526
OCLC Number: 44960879
Language Note: English.
Notes: Based on lectures given to students all over the world.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 143 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction, where are we in translation studies? / André Lefevere and Susan Bassnett --
Chinese and western thinking on translation / André Lefevere --
When is a translation not a translation? / Susan Bassnett --
Translation practice(s) and the circulation of cultural capital : some Aeneids in English / André Lefevere --
Transplanting the seed : poetry and translation / Susan Bassnett --
The gates of analogy : the Kalevala in English / André Lefevere --
Still trapped in the labyrinth : further reflections on translation and theatre / Susan Bassnett --
Acculturating Bertolt Brecht / André Lefevere --
The translation turn in cultural studies / Susan Bassnett.
Series Title: Topics in translation, 11.
Responsibility: Susan Bassnett and André Lefevere.


This book brings together for the first time the work of the two translator/scholars who are regarded as founders of this major field of study. It continues to develop some of the principal research  Read more...


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