Untranslatability Goes Global

1st Edition

Suzanne Jill Levine, Katie Lateef-Jan

Routledge
Published July 12, 2019
Reference - 146 Pages
ISBN 9780367365875 - CAT# K442303
Series: Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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Summary

This collection brings together contributions from translation theorists, linguists, and literary scholars to promote interdisciplinary dialogue about untranslatability and its implications within the context of globalization. The chapters depart from the pragmatics of translation practice and move on to consider the role of the translator’s voice and the translator as author in specific literary works. The volume as a whole seeks to study and at times dramatize the interplay between translation as a creative practice and its place within the dynamic between local and global examining case studies across a wide variety of literary genres and traditions across regions. By highlighting the complex interface between translation practice and theory, translator and author, and local and global, this book will be of particular interest to graduate students and scholars in translation studies and literary studies.

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