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Western Translation Theory from Herodotus to Nietzsche

Edited by Douglas Robinson
Format: Hardback
Publisher: St Jerome Publishing, Manchester, United Kingdom
Published: 30th Apr 1997
Dimensions: h 240mm
ISBN-10: 1900650002
ISBN-13: 9781900650007
Barcode No: 9781900650007
This collection of translation theory readings covers from the "Histories" of Herodotus in the mid-fifth century before our era to the end of the 19th century. Topics covered include: the best type of translator; problems of translating sacred texts; translation and language teaching; translation as rhetoric; translation and empire; and translation and gender. This anthology contains 124 texts by 90 authors, nine of them women. Each entry is provided with biographical headnote and footnotes.

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