The Politics of Translation in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

The Politics of Translation in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski
     
 

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The articles in this collection focus on politics in the widest sense and its influence and visibility in translations from the early Middle Ages to the late Renaissance - from Eusbius' translations of Virgil to Shakespeare's adaptation of the story of Titus Andronicus. No translation, this collection argues, is an innocent, transparent rendering of the original;

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The articles in this collection focus on politics in the widest sense and its influence and visibility in translations from the early Middle Ages to the late Renaissance - from Eusbius' translations of Virgil to Shakespeare's adaptation of the story of Titus Andronicus. No translation, this collection argues, is an innocent, transparent rendering of the original; translation is always carried out in a certain cultural and political ambience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780776605272
Publisher:
University of Ottawa Press
Publication date:
03/07/2001
Series:
Perspectives on Translation
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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