The Conference of the Tongues

The Conference of the Tongues offers a series of startling reflections on fundamental questions of translation It throws new light on familiar problems and opens up some radically different avenues of thought It engages with value conflicts in translation and the social accountability of translators, and turns the old issue of equivalence inside out Drawing on a wealthThe Conference of the Tongues offers a series of startling reflections on fundamental questions of translation It throws new light on familiar problems and opens up some radically different avenues of thought It engages with value conflicts in translation and the social accountability of translators, and turns the old issue of equivalence inside out Drawing on a wealth of contemporary and historical examples, the book teases out the translator s subject position in translations, makes notions of intertextuality and irony serviceable for translation studies, tries to think translation without transformation, and uses a controversial sociological model to cast a cold eye on the entire world of translating.
The Conference of the Tongues The Conference of the Tongues offers a series of startling reflections on fundamental questions of translation It throws new light on familiar problems and opens up some radically different avenues of

  • Title: The Conference of the Tongues
  • Author: Theo Hermans
  • ISBN: 9781905763054
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Paperback
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