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Literary Translation and the Rediscovery of Reading

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The act of translation is perhaps the ultimate performance of reading. By translating a text translators rework the source text into a reflection of their reading experience. In fact all reading is translation, as each reader incorporates associations and responses into the reading process. Clive Scott argues that the translator needs new linguistic resources to do justice to the intricacies of the reading consciousness, and explores different ways of envisaging the translation of a literary work, not only from one language ...

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Literary Translation and the Rediscovery of Reading
2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107507654

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Literary Translation and the Rediscovery of Reading
2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107022300

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