Download e-book for iPad: A Companion To Translation Studies by Piotr Kuhiwczak, Karin Littau

By Piotr Kuhiwczak, Karin Littau

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A significant other to Translation reports is the 1st paintings of its variety. It presents an authoritative advisor to key ways in translation stories. all the essays are in particular commissioned for this assortment, and written by means of prime foreign specialists within the box. The booklet is split into 9 professional components: tradition, philosophy, linguistics, heritage, literary, gender, theatre and opera, display, and politics. each one bankruptcy provides an in-depth account of theoretical ideas, concerns and debates which outline a box inside of translation stories, mapping out prior traits and suggesting how study could advance sooner or later.

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In this, Heidegger, along with Walter Benjamin, drew on the fragmentary ideas of Hölderlin, a hitherto sidelined figure in German Romanticism (on the many relations between these figures, see Steiner, 1975). The central idea for Benjamin is that the original expression contains a plurality of meaning in its very form, in the same way as the Kabbalistic tradition construes meanings from the numbers represented by the characters of Hebrew script. To work on the original form, to bring out those hidden meanings, is the task of translation.

Our general frame also enables us to hypothesise that translation studies as a client discipline is drawing on philosophical discourses, and indeed on many other intermediary disciplines as well. The discourses of philosophy might thus be related to translation studies in at least three ways: (1) Philosophers of various kinds have used translation as a case study or metaphor for issues of more general application. (2) Translation theorists and practitioners have referred to philosophical discourses for support and authority for their ideas.

The idea of textual grids is a helpful one for the analysis of translation. In a later essay that developed his thinking around the idea of textual and conceptual grids, André Lefevere (1999: 76) asserted that problems in translating are caused ‘at least as much by discrepancies in conceptual and textual grids as by discrepancies in languages’. The problems become particularly apparent when translation takes place between Western and non-Western cultures. e. B’s) own terms? Or do the grids always define the ways in which cultures will be able to understand each other?

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