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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 24 new and published books in the subject of Literature & Translation — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Manipulation of Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    Studies in Literary Translation

    Edited by Theo Hermans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, the essays in this edited collection offer a representative sample of the descriptive and systematic approach to the study of literary translation. The book is a reflection of the theoretical thinking and practical research carried out by an international group of scholars...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Language and Translation in Postcolonial Literatures

    Multilingual Contexts, Translational Texts

    Edited by Simona Bertacco

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This collection gathers together a stellar group of contributors offering innovative perspectives on the issues of language and translation in postcolonial studies. In a world where bi- and multilingualism have become quite normal, this volume identifies a gap in the critical apparatus in...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Translation Studies

    4th Edition

    By Susan Bassnett

    Series: New Accents

    At a time when millions travel around the planet – some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile – translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging introduction to the valuable position translation...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Perspectives on Literature and Translation

    Creation, Circulation, Reception

    Edited by Brian Nelson, Brigid Maher

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This volume explores the relationship between literature and translation from three perspectives: the creative dimensions of the translation process; the way texts circulate between languages; and the way texts are received in translation by new audiences. The distinctiveness of the volume lies in...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Translation

    By Susan Bassnett

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    In a time when millions travel around the planet; some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile, translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging introduction to the valuable position translation...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Film

    Edited by Katja Krebs

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book provides a pioneering and provocative exploration of the rich synergies between adaptation studies and translation studies and is the first genuine attempt to discuss the rather loose usage of the concepts of translation and adaptation in terms of theatre and film. At the heart of this...

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Theatre Translation in Performance

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Paola Ambrosi, Peter Kofler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This volume focuses on the highly debated topic of theatrical translation, one brought on by a renewed interest in the idea of performance and translation as a cooperative effort on the part of the translator, the director, and the actors. Exploring the role and function of the translator as...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Textual Transformations in Children's Literature

    Adaptations, Translations, Reconsiderations

    Edited by Benjamin Lefebvre

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book offers new critical approaches for the study of adaptations, abridgments, translations, parodies, and mash-ups that occur internationally in contemporary children’s culture. It follows recent shifts in adaptation studies that call for a move beyond fidelity criticism, a paradigm that...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Translation Changes Everything

    Theory and Practice

    By Lawrence Venuti

    In Translation Changes Everything leading theorist Lawrence Venuti gathers fourteen of his incisive essays since 2000. The selection sketches the trajectory of his thinking about translation while engaging with the main trends in research and commentary. The issues covered include basic concepts...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Travel Narratives in Translation, 1750-1830

    Nationalism, Ideology, Gender

    Edited by Alison Martin, Susan Pickford

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This book examines how non-fictional travel accounts were rewritten, reshaped, and reoriented in translation between 1750 and 1850, a period that saw a sudden surge in the genre's popularity. It explores how these translations played a vital role in the transmission and circulation of knowledge...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge