LINGUIST List 10.916

Tue Jun 15 1999

Books: Translation

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  1. Kathryn King, Translation and Anglo-German Cultural Relations in the 19th Century

Message 1: Translation and Anglo-German Cultural Relations in the 19th Century

Date: Wed, 9 Jun 1999 12:19:41 +0100
From: Kathryn King <>
Subject: Translation and Anglo-German Cultural Relations in the 19th Century

 Translation and Anglo-German Cultural Relations in the Nineteenth
Susanne Stark (University of Leeds)

 - Aims to overcome the anonymity, silence and lack of creativity
associated with translation by examining a wide range of cultural
 - Includes a chapter on the role of women translators and their
perception of their task
 - The concluding chapter explores cross-currents between translation
and travel writing

This book examines the activities of a network of nineteenth century
intellectuals in Britain who were engaged in the rendering of German
texts into English. It establishes a series of cultural implications of
the process of translation in an inter-and intra-lingual context and
explores cross-currents between translation and gender studies, art
history, philology, historiography and travel writing.

1. Some Nineteenth-Century Anglo-German Crosscurrents 
2. Women and Translation in the Nineteenth Century
3. From Portrait-Painting to Daguerreotyping. Notions of Fidelity in
Nineteenth-Century Translation 
4. Translators and Philology 
5. Translating the Past 
6. Translating the Foreign Gaze 

Susanne Stark is a Research Fellow at the University of Leeds. She has
published a variety of articles within her research interests, which
include the historical and cultural contexts of translation, Anglo-
German literary and cultural relations, interdisciplinary nineteenth
century studies, as well as nineteenth- and twentieth-century women

Topics in Translation No.15 (TT15)
May 1999 Format: 210x148mm 200pp
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