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Encyclopedia of Literary Translation into English by
Call Number: PN241 .E53 2000 v. 1-2 Reference
Publication Date: 2000
Provides an historical and analytical survey of the theory and practice of literary translations into English from the principal world languages and from the works of major writers.
Finding Literary Works in Translation
To locate translations of specific works, search Collins Library Primo Search for the author and/or the original title of the work and limit the search to the desired language. The list of results will indicate which items can be found at Collins Library.
If we don't have a particular book in our collections, you can request it through interlibrary loan.
Books on Translation at Collins
Books can be excellent sources for establishing historical and cultural background or placing a topic in context with related issues. Search Collins Library Primo Search for titles. A sampling of potentially relevant books is listed below.
On Translation by
Call Number: B840 .S25 2002 Print Books
Publication Date: 2002
Sallis approaches translation from four directions: from the dream of nontranslation, or universal translatability; through a scene of translation staged by Shakespeare, in which the entire range of senses of translation is played out; through the question of the force of words; and from the representation of untranslatability in painting and music.
This Little Art by
Call Number: P306.92.B75 T45 2017 Print Books
An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, this is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking on reading, writing and living with the works of others.
Translation and Understanding by
Call Number: P306 .C52 1999 Print Books
Thisa collection of essays examines in depth the cultural politics of translation as well as specific linguistic issues, and the close relationship between the two.
Who Translates?: translator subjectivities beyond reason by
Call Number: P306 .R644 2001 Print Books
Publication Date: 2001
Argues for a postrationalist conception of translation based not on the translator's rational control of words and meanings but on a flowing through the translator of voices and textualities.
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