Woolf across Cultures

Woolf across Cultures

by Natalya Reinhold (Editor)

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Woolf across Cultures by Natalya Reinhold

22 Papers from an international symposium in Moscow, 2003, that drew speakers from several countries to discuss Virginia Woolf in a global context, translation issues, and Woolf as a World Writer. This is an unprecedented look at a major writer in an international context.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780944473696
Publisher: Pace University Press
Publication date: 05/19/2004
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsviii
Prefaceix
Introduction
Virginia Woolf's Work in Russia: A Success Story of 2.5 Million Copies1
IHome Thoughts from Abroad
An Improper Englishwoman: Woolf as a World Writer17
Virginia Woolf and Modernism: New Approaches33
Virginia Woolf in the U. S. A.47
The Activist Pens of Virginia Woolf and Betty Friedan63
IITranslation
"The meaning on the far side of language": Walter Benjamin's Translation Theory and Virginia Woolf's Modernism79
Mediating Virginia Woolf for Korean Readers95
Translation of Virginia Woolf in Korea111
Hermeneutic Lacunae and Ways of Dealing with them in Translating Mrs. Dalloway121
Holland and Virginia Woolf: The Reception of Woolf's Translated Work in the Netherlands131
Miyeko Kamiya's Reproduction of Modernist Writing Style: Kamiya, Virginia Woolf, and The Problem of the "Monstrous" Voice149
IIIOrlando on an International Stage
Orlando and Literary Tradition in Japan: Sex Change, Dressing and Gender in Torikaebaya Monogatari167
Constantinople: Virginia Woolf at the Crossroads of the Imagination179
If Orlando Came to Portugal: Some Fantasies and Considerations191
A Study of the Concept of Androgyny in Virginia Woolf's Orlando203
The National and "the Other" in the Biography of the Creative Mind: Orlando215
Androgyny, Writing, and Place in Woolf's Orlando, and A Room of One's Own227
IVReading Russian--Russian Readings
"A railway accident": Virginia Woolf Translates Tolstoy237
Tolstoy and the World of English Literature: A Survey of Leo Tolstoy's Book Collection in Foreign Languages in the Estate Museum, Yasnaya Polyana249
The Cultural and Poetic Synthesis in Virginia Woolf's Texts261
The Issue of Self-Identification in Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Cunningham's The Hours269
The Play in the Sky of the Mind: Dialogue, "the Tchekov method," and Between the Acts277
Notes on Contributors291
Index297

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