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Tue Nov 22 2011

Books: Historical Ling/Ling & Lit/Translation: Intonti, Mallardi (Eds)

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        1.     Laura Bally , Cultures in Contact: Intonti, Mallardi (Eds)

Message 1: Cultures in Contact: Intonti, Mallardi (Eds)
Date: 22-Nov-2011
From: Laura Bally <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Cultures in Contact: Intonti, Mallardi (Eds)
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Title: Cultures in Contact
Subtitle: Translation and Reception of I Promessi Sposi in 19th Century England
Published: 2011
Publisher: Peter Lang AG

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?430688

Editor: Vittoria Intonti
Editor: Rosella Mallardi
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034306881 Pages: 407 Price: U.S. $ 100.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034306881 Pages: 407 Price: U.K. £ 60.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9783034306881 Pages: 407 Price: Europe EURO 67.10 Comment: for Germany EURO 71.80, for Austria EURO 73.80 (incl. VAT)

Cultures in Contact deals with the complex cultural relations surrounding the
translation and reception of Alessandro Manzoni's novel I promessi sposi
(1827) in nineteenth-century England and a few years later in America.
The critical and methodological perspective of this study rests on the most
recent developments and final convergence of Translation Studies and
Cultural Studies, and considers translation as a privileged locus of exchange
and negotiation of values and ideologies.

The book analyses the situation of the target and source literatures and
cultures at the time of the early translations, focusing on the systemic factors
determining the selection of texts for translation. Particular attention has been
devoted to the receiving context, considering how and why in England and in
America the impact of Manzoni's work was less significant than in France
and Germany. A notable intra- and inter-linguistic interdependency of the
English and French translations of I promessi sposi developed, and, in this
perspective, the influence that the early French and English versions
exercised on the definitive edition of I promessi sposi appears today critically

Contents: Vittoria Intonti/Rosella Mallardi: Introduction - Vittoria Intonti: An
Overview - Rosella Mallardi: I Promessi Sposi: The State of the Translations
- Rosella Mallardi: The Translations of I Promessi Sposi into English and
French: Inter-Textual Relations between Swan (1828), Rey-Dussueil (1828)
and Gosselin's (1828) Translations - Rosella Mallardi: 'Multiple' Translation:
Inter-Textual Relations between the English and American Translations, and
the French Translations of I Promessi Sposi - Rosella Mallardi: Manzoni, a
Writer in Search of an Italo-European Language: I Promessi Sposi and the
'Visibility' of its Early French (and English) Translators - Maria Cristina
Consiglio: Reflections on Manzoni's Paratext and its Translation - Vittoria
Intonti: Translating Lucia's 'addio, monti' - Maristella Gatto: 'For the love of
Heaven!'. Translating Words and Phrases in Manzoni's 'Catholic' Novel -
Margherita Ippolito: Irony in Nineteenth Century English Translations of I
Promessi Sposi - Rosella Mallardi: Appendix A: The Main Variations between
the Three Editions of I Promessi Sposi: Milan 1827, Paris 1827, Milan 1840 -
Appendix B: Norton's 1834 Translation Lucia, The Betrothed, the English
1834 and 1844 Translations Compared with their Different Source Texts -
Appendix C: Divergences between Norton's Lucia, The Betrothed, and the
Twin English 1834 Version The Betrothed - Appendix D: Traces of Rey-
Dussueil, Gosselin, de Montgrand and Swan's Versions in the Definitive
Edition of I Promessi Sposi (Milan, 1840).

Vittoria Intonti, Full Professor of English Literature at the University of Bari,
held courses on Literary Translation and American Literature. She was the
Co-ordinator of Dottorato di Ricerca in Teoria e Prassi della traduzione at
SAGEO Department, is a member of AIA, the Italian Association of English
Studies, and of AISNA, the Italian Association of North American Studies.
Her privileged research areas are English Renaissance theatre, Modernism,
the short story and literary translation.

Rosella Mallardi is Associate Professor of English Language and Literature at
the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the University of Bari.
She is currently investigating the influences of photography on literature and
culture in Europe and America during the 19th century.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Ling & Literature

Written In: English (eng )

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