The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature

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Translation, before 9/11, was deemed primarily an instrument of international relations, business, education, and culture. Today it seems, more than ever, a matter of war and peace. In The Translation Zone , Emily Apter argues that the field of translation studies, habitually confined to a framework of linguistic fidelity to an original, is ripe for expansion as the basis for a new comparative literature. Organized around a series of propositions that range from the idea that nothing is translatable to the idea that ...

The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature 2006, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691049977

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The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature 2005, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691049960

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