By Piotr Kuhiwczak, Karin Littau
A significant other to Translation stories is the 1st paintings of its sort. It presents an authoritative consultant to key ways in translation experiences. all the essays are in particular commissioned for this assortment, and written by way of top foreign specialists within the box. The ebook is split into 9 professional parts: tradition, philosophy, linguistics, background, literary, gender, theatre and opera, display, and politics. every one bankruptcy offers an in-depth account of theoretical options, concerns and debates which outline a box inside of translation reports, mapping out prior developments and suggesting how examine could strengthen sooner or later.
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Extra info for A Companion to Translation Studies (2007) (Topics in Translation)
Why? First, there has been little ongoing tradition within analytical philosophy itself, where translation has remained no more than an interesting test case. The fundamental debate raised by Quine has occasionally been picked up (cf. Kirk, 1986; Follesdal, 2001) and has had applications in anthropological research (Feleppa, 1998). However, as a general epistemological principle, it has generally failed to transcend positions such as Chomsky's (1980: 15) pronouncement that the indeterminacy of translation is 'true and uninteresting'.
Sometimes, however, they fare badly in the trip from philosophy, becoming falsely new and occasionally falling wide of the mark. The idea of the remainder, for example, can be found in earlier Marxist thinkers such as Lefebvre (1968: 24-45) or Pecheux (1975: 20-82); as a critique of linguistics it completely misses whole developments like the sociolinguistics of variation (since Labov) or descriptive text linguistics (since van Dijk). Nor are the sweeping critiques strictly necessary: Venuti's greater virtues lie in bringing political and social contexts to literary translation in English, and in his close relation with both the practice and the practitioners.
Although his earlier texts can be read as an intellectual defence of foreignising translation strategies, broadly in the hermeneutic tradition, his translation practice has also espoused 'fluent translating' when suited to the particular project (Venuti in Wilcock, 2000: xvii). One should thus perhaps not look for doctrinal philosophical thought, but for a constantly engaged translatorial practice. Nevertheless, the philosophical references give weight and good tone when read by people distant from European traditions, especially those already adverse to positivist linguistics (following the Searle–Derrida debate, if not for other reasons).