Translation, rewriting, and the manipulation of literary fame. This book investigates the problems and possibilities in the translation of literature, especially poetry. He had studied at the university of ghent 19641968 and then obtained his phd at the university of essex in 1972. Practice and theory in a comparative literature context 9780873523943.
Seven strategies and a blueprint 1975 and translating literature. Felicity rosslyn translation and the creation of images, or excuse me, is this the same poem. Translating proverbs is the first monograph published by sayyab books to meet the need for a specialistpublishing house. Exercises and examples highlight problems in translation. Slav perceptions of english romanticism piotr kuhiwczak writtin in the langage of scottis natioun. Vermeer created skopos theory, announcing that translation is a type of human action, an intentional, purposeful behavior that takes place in a given situation ma, 2010. T he relationship between the discipline of comparative literature and the. Introduction translation consists of complicated challenges that any translator has to face in all texts, especially in literature. Pdf translating literature download full pdf book download. Translating literature concludes with an extensive bibliography of translation studies. Be that as it may, a new program asks for a rewriting of the past and in this anthology lefevere indeed wants to present texts from the past that should provide the essential background for current thinking about the translation of literature p. Practice and theory in a comparative literature context by andr. The investigation is based on a comparison between catullus sixtyfourth poem and english translations of it published between 1870 and 1970. Translating literature available for download and read online in other formats.
Pdf translating literature from page 23 meriem m j. Download pdf translating literature book full free. Contemporary theories and hypotheses ovidiu matiu lucian blaga university, sibiu. In 1976 in leuven, belgium, lefevere argued that translation was not a branch of comparative literature or linguistics but an independent discipline. Susan bassnett soon made response to this new perspective and had her. Cristina marinetti university of warwick the cultural approach or cultural turn see the turns of translation studies, as it is commonly known, is a theoretical and methodological shift in translation studies that gained recognition in the early nineties and is primarily associated with the. Seven strategies and a blueprint approaches to translation studies. Pdf the relevance of addition, omission and deletion. Firmly placing the production and reception of literature within the widerframework of a culture and its history, andr lefevere explores how.
Several strategies for translating are analyzed, and their comparative merits and faults are discussed. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. Andre lefevere ut college of liberal arts the university of texas. Andre lefevere translation, rewriting, and the manipulation of literary fame. Lefevere dismisses the kinds of linguistic theories of translation, which have moved from. Pdf andre lefevere translation history culture a soz lib. Andre lefevere was an obvious choice as a speaker at a colloquium centred on crucial questions in a discipline he played such an important part in establishing, as a. Technology translation in the digital age call number. Semantic adjustment strategies, expansion, reduction, masnavi 1. Translation and translation theory in seventeenthcentury germany. Authored by one of the most infl uential translation theorists of the twentieth. The relevance of addition, omission and deletion aod in translation article pdf available january 2015 with 4,863 reads how we measure reads.
Chapter translating literaturetranslated literature. Practice and theory in a comparative literature context, an introductory coursebook for students. Search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library. Lefevere explores how the process of rewriting works of literature manipulates them to ideological and artistic ends, so that the rewritten text can be given a new, sometimes subversive, historical or literary status.
Lefevere explores how the process of rewriting works of literature manipulates them to ideological and artistic ends, so that the rewritten text can be given a new, sometimes subversive, historical or. Practice and theory in a comparative literature context is a priceless working tool that would be very serviceable to translators, translation scholars and students of translation. When he died of acute leukemia, he was professor of germanic studies at the university of texas at austin. The central question that all studies of the translation of poetry have asked implicitly or explicitly is whether poetry can be translated or.
It can mean so many things to so many people that it is best for anybody writing on the subject to state at the outset what kind of translation they are concerned with. Few writers depend so heavily on the intricacies of a given language as the poet, for whom each word is often essential. I would recommend it for use by translation institutes and comparative literature departments nationwide. Edited by susan bassnett for the english association. A model for translating poetry based on the lefeveres. Your contribution benefits millions of translate users. The aim is to enhance translation studies by providing the reader with highquality books and monographs in the field of translation in general. Designed for courses on literary translation, translating literature discusses the process and the. Explore books by andre lefevere with our selection at. Practice and theory in a comparative literature context. Translating the l iteraryin literary translation in practice whereby linguacultural differences in a text, which could inform or affect the reader are effaced, homogenised, to conform to. Translating literature modern language association. Designed for courses on literary translation, translating literature discusses the process and the product of literary translation, incorporating both practical advice for translators and theoretical discussion on the role translations play in the evolution and interpretation of literatures. Pdf translating the literary in literary translation.
Practice and theory in a comparative literature context books by. Translation, rewriting, and the manipulation of literary. Practice and theory in a comparative literature context paperback andre lefevere. Translation as rewriting international journal of humanities and. Lefevere shows that translations, like history, criticism, and anthologization, are part of a tradition of rewriting and are instrumental in the development and the teaching of literatures.615 694 184 376 1434 220 651 1288 714 408 63 383 978 548 424 1150 543 816 770 89 819 1163 950 796 62 722 1078 686 933 963 396 777 749 1109 1211 1177 314 1480 119 489 653 331