Translation and the classic : identity as change in the history of culture / edited by Alexandra Lianeri and Vanda Zajko.

"Contemporary translation studies have explored translation not as a means of recovering a source text, but as a process of interpretation and production of literary meaning and value. Translation and the Classic uses this idea to discuss the relationship between translation and the classic tex...

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Other Authors: Lianeri, Alexandra, Zajko, Vanda
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series:Classical presences.
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Table of Contents:
  • Still being read after so many years : rethinking the classic through translation / Alexandra Lianeri, Vanda Zajko
  • Translation, interpretation, canon formation / Lawrence Venuti
  • The end of translation / John Sallis
  • Political translations : Hölderlin's Das Höchste / Andrew Benjamin
  • Dryden's Ovid : aesthetic translation and the idea of the classic / Charles Martindale
  • Between homage and critique : Coetzee, translation, and the classic / Johan Geertsema
  • Das Altertum das lässt sich nicht übersetzen : translation and untranslatability in ancient history / Neville Morley
  • Homer and cinema : translation and adaptation in Le Mépris / Joanna Paul
  • Classical translations of the classics : the dynamics of literary tradition in retranslating epic poetry / Richard H. Armstrong
  • Tradition, translation and colonization : the Graeco-Arabic translation movement and deconstructing the classics / Azzedine Haddour
  • Classic simplicity / Fred Parker
  • Raising the dead : Marlowe's Lucan / Dan Hooley
  • An agreeable innovation : play and translation / J. Michael Walton
  • Translation and the 'surreptitious classic' : obscenity and translatability / Deborah H. Roberts
  • Navigating the realms of gold : translation as access route to the classics / Edith Hall
  • Translated classics around the millennium : vibrant hybrids or shattered icons? / Lorna Hardwick
  • Intralingual translation : genuine and false dilemmas / Dimitris N. Maronitis
  • Translating Aeschylean choral lyric : Agamemnon 367-474 / Seth L. Schein
  • Working with translators / J.M. Coetzee.