The scandals of translation : towards an ethics of difference (Book, 1998) []
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The scandals of translation : towards an ethics of difference

The scandals of translation : towards an ethics of difference

Author: Lawrence Venuti
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Scandals of Translation advances current thinking about translation, as Venuti works towards the formulation of an ethics that enables translation to be written, read, & evaluated with great respect for linguistic & cultural difference.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Venuti
ISBN: 0415169291 9780415169295 0415169305 9780415169301
OCLC Number: 38295174
Description: vii, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Heterogeneity --
2. Authorship --
3. Copyright --
4. The formation of cultural identities --
5. The pedagogy of literature --
6. Philosophy --
7. The bestseller --
8. Globalization.
Responsibility: Lawrence Venuti.
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Lawrence Venuti exposes the 'scandals of translation' by looking at the relationship between translation and the practices which at once need and marginalize it.  Read more...


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'The strength of Venuti's writing comes from his tenacity. Never contents to simply throw out ideas or engage in speculation, Venuti pursues complex and sensitive issues through detailed discussion Read more...

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