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Introduction: Proust’s grandmother and The thousand and one nights: the ” cultural turn” in translation studies / André Lefevere and Susan Bassnett; Translation. Bassnett, S., & Lefevere, A. (). Translation, History and Culture. London: Printer Publishers. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: The Culture Turn. PDF | On Jan 1, , Elisa Grimm and others published André Lefevere, Translation/History/Culture: a sourcebook.

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Translation, History & Culture by Susan Bassnett

This book introduces some very good examples of translation theory at action in the field. Amanda rated it it was amazing Nov 09, There is more to translation than a simple metaphrasing, especially where deeply cultural challenging literary works are the subject. Written in the accessible, jargon-free style that characterises the work of Bassnett and Lefevere, this collection of essays will be invaluable to anyone interested in translation and comparative cultural studies.

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As important representatives of cultural approach in translation studies, Bassnett and Lefevere attached great importance to the role of culture in snd, the social background, the influence that cultural tradition imposed on translation, the subjectivity of translators and researching shift from linguistic to culture, thus improving the literariness translxtion translated texts. Kassal Imane marked it as to-read May 03, XueRan rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Cam Uclture marked it as to-read May 13, Silvelie marked it as to-read Jan 15, The Culture Turn in Translation Studies.

Lefevere developed the idea of translation as a form of rewriting, which means that any text produced on the basis of another has the intention of adapting that other text to a certain ideology or to a certain poetics, and usually to both.


Bezukhova rated it really liked it Jan 27, No eBook available Amazon. This book comprises of a selection of 12 essays illustrating elements of translation studies. Ravichandran marked it as to-read Dec 13, The final example in the book, of the difficulties and challenges Milan Kundera’s ‘The Joke’ presented, illustrates how difficult it is for a translator to fully grasp the source language culture and to not betray the original author’s intentions.

Arranged thematically around the main topics which recur over the centuries – power, poetics, universe of discourse, language, education – it contains texts previously I am sure that I will refer back to it in my ongoing studies of Translation.

His most important contribution is in comparative literary studies and translation studies in particular. Request an inspection copy. She is joint editor of the Topics in Translation series. Lefevere, along with Gideon TouryJames Holmes and Jose Lambertcan be considered among the foremost scholars who have made translation studies an autonomous discipline.

Jevine Mishko marked it as to-read Jul 14, The culture turn of translation studies was initially put forward by Bassnett and Lefevere cultural approach in This paper will present a brief introduction of the history of translation studies, analyzing the social causes of culture turn and especially discuss the series shifts brought by culture turn in status of translated texts and translators, and the methods of translation analysis.

Some of the chapters are more appropriate for entry level students although I feel that some of the papers go into deep complicated ideas on translation that will require further examination. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Open Preview See a Problem? Xingting Luo added it Jan 18, The establishment of ideas within the discipline usually arise in a historical perspective. Drawing upon the notions of polysystem theorists like Itamar Even-Zoharhe theorized translation wnd a form of lefevdre produced and read with a set of ideological and political constraints within the target language cultural system.


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Susan Bassnett is Director of the Centre for British This varied collection of essays represents the differing strands of work currently being undertaken in the exciting new field of Translation Studies and reflects a shift of emphasis away from a more descriptive form of translation towards the idea that translation occupies a seminal position in the devlopment of culture.

Naj G marked it as to-read Oct 10, Akbarkhodabandeh marked it as to-read Nov 08, In the end, some personal viewpoints will be showed about the culture turn in translation studies.

This varied collection of essays represents the differing strands of work currently being undertaken in the exciting new field histry Translation Studies and reflects translattion shift of emphasis away from a more descriptive form of translation towards the idea that translation occupies a seminal position in the devlopment of culture. Amina marked it as to-read Jun 19, Unknown Bindingpages. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Mesut Gergin marked it as to-read Nov 11, Translation, History and Culture. Luzeng marked it as to-read Jan 18, Each chapter usually covers an analysis of a detailed example and to what context this example illustrates an element of the emerging discipline that is Translation Studies.