Translation and Cultural Change: Studies in History, Norms, and Image Projection
John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 193 pages
History tells us that translation plays a part in the development of all cultures. Historical cases also show us repeatedly that translated works which had real social and cultural impact often bear little resemblance to the idealized concept of a 'good translation'. Since the perception and reception of translated works as well as the translation norms which are established through contest and/or consensus reflect the concerns, preferences and aspirations of their host cultures, they are never static or homogenous even within a given culture.
This book is dedicated to exploring some of the factors in the interplay of culture and translation, with an emphasis on translation activities outside the Anglo-European tradition, particularly in China and Japan.
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Translation and Cultural Change: Studies in history, norms and image-projection
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Translation: Theory and Practice : a Historical Reader
Daniel Weissbort,Įstrįšur Eysteinsson
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