Translation and Empire

Translation and Empire

by Douglas Robinson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317642275
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/08/2014
Series: Translation Theories Explored
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 132
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

1. Postcolonial Studies, Translation Studies

Translation and empire
What does postcolonial mean?
The rise of postcolonial theory
Hegemony, subjectification and interpellation
Language, place and self
Beyond nationalism: migrant and border cultures

2. Power Differentials

Translating across power differentials
Disproportionate translations
'Inscrutable' texts
Writing for translation
Theorizing across power differentials

3. Translation as Empire: The Theoretical Record

Emperors and displaced populations
The sublimation of empire: Cicero and Horace
Translatio Imperii et Studii
Taking the original captive
Translation and empire

4. Translation and the Impact of Colonialism

Eric Cheyfitz and the colonization of the New World
Repression and hierarch
Eloquence and dialogue
Centre and periphery
Niranjana and the British interpellation of India
Rafael and the Spanish conversion of the Tagalogs
The hierarch of languages

5. Resistance, Redirection, and Retranslation

Tejaswini Niranjana and retranslation
Vicente Rafael and mistranslation
Samia Mehrez and métissés

6. Criticisms

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