Rhetoric, Hermeneutics, and Translation in the Middle Ages: Academic Traditions and Vernacular Texts / Edition 1

Rhetoric, Hermeneutics, and Translation in the Middle Ages: Academic Traditions and Vernacular Texts / Edition 1

by Rita Copeland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521483654

ISBN-13: 9780521483650

Pub. Date: 03/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first book to consider the rise of translation as part of a broader history of critical discourses from classical Rome to the late Middle Ages, and sheds light on its crucial role in the development of vernacular European culture.

Overview

This is the first book to consider the rise of translation as part of a broader history of critical discourses from classical Rome to the late Middle Ages, and sheds light on its crucial role in the development of vernacular European culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521483650
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature Series, #11
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
836,794
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Roman theories of translation: the fusion of grammar and rhetoric; 2. From antiquity to the Middle Ages I: the place of translation and the value of hermeneutics; 3. The rhetorical character of academic commentary; 4. Translation and interlingual commentary: Notker of St Gall and the Ovide moralisé; 5. Translation and intralingual reception: French and English traditions of Boethius' Consolatio; 6. From antiquity to the Middle Ages II: rhetorical invention as hermeneutical performance; 7. Translation as rhetorical invention: Chaucer and Gower; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index of names and titles; General index.

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