What Is Translation?

Douglas Robinson, What Is Translation? Centrifugal Theories, Critical Interventions

A series of critical essays on recent radical approaches to translation, including Rita Copeland, Rhetoric, Hermeneutics, and Translation in the Middle Ages, Eric Cheyfitz, The Poetics of Imperialism, Andre Lefevere, Translation, Rewriting, and the Manipulation of Literary Fame, Anthony Pym, Epistemological Problems in Translation and Its Teaching, Suzanne Jill Levine, The Subversive Scribe, Myriam Diaz-Diocaretz, Translating Poetic Discourse, Antoine Berman, The Experience of the Foreign, Lawrence Venuti, The Translator's Invisibility, and Philip E. Lewis, "The Measure of Translation Effects." Also contains "Foreignism and the Phantom Limb" and a conclusion on neural networks and machine translation.

ISBN 0-87338-573-X
Cloth US $32.00

Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1997.


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