Gender in Translation

Gender in Translation

by Sherry Simon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415115353

ISBN-13: 9780415115353

Pub. Date: 10/08/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Gender in Translation is the first full-length study of the feminist issues surrounding translation studies. In this unprecedented and thought-provoking work, Sherry Simon argues that feminist theory challenges the traditional view of authority in

translation, allowing translators to be literary activists and to create new lines of transmission.

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Gender in Translation is the first full-length study of the feminist issues surrounding translation studies. In this unprecedented and thought-provoking work, Sherry Simon argues that feminist theory challenges the traditional view of authority in

translation, allowing translators to be literary activists and to create new lines of transmission. With close examinations of the history of feminist theories of language and translation studies; linguistic issues, including a critical examination of the work of Luce Irigaray; women

translators from the Renaissance to the twentieth century; feminist translations of the Bible, IGender in Translation is the first comprehensive study of feminist issues in translation theory and practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415115353
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/08/1996
Series:
Translation Studies Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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