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Tradition, Trauma, Translation is worried with how vintage texts - mostly Greek and Latin but additionally Arabic and Portuguese - develop into found in later cultures and the way they resonate within the glossy. A amazing overseas staff of individuals and responders research the subject in several methods. a few talk about singular encounters with the vintage - these of Heaney, Pope, Fellini, Freud, Ibn Qutayba, Cavafy and others - and convey how translations interact with the affective impression of texts over the years and house. Poet-translator individuals draw all alone adventure the following. Others provide pictures of translation: as move of a textual content over the years, area, language, and tradition. a few of these photos are resistant, even violent: culture as silencing, translation as decapitation, cannibalistic reception. Others pose looking out questions about the interplay of modernity with culture: what's entailed in 'The rate of the Modern'? Drawing, because it does, on Classical, Modernist, Translation, Reception, Comparative Literary, and Intercultural reports, the quantity has the aptitude to indicate evaluations of perform in those disciplines but in addition matters which are universal to these types of fields.

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