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Tradition, Trauma, Translation is anxious with how vintage texts - in general Greek and Latin but additionally Arabic and Portuguese - turn into found in later cultures and the way they resonate within the sleek. A wonderful foreign crew of participants and responders research the subject in numerous methods. a few speak about singular encounters with the vintage - these of Heaney, Pope, Fellini, Freud, Ibn Qutayba, Cavafy and others - and express how translations have interaction with the affective influence of texts over the years and house. Poet-translator individuals draw all alone adventure right here. Others provide pictures of translation: as circulate of a textual content over the years, area, language, and tradition. a few of these pictures are resistant, even violent: culture as silencing, translation as decapitation, cannibalistic reception. Others pose looking out questions on the interplay of modernity with culture: what's entailed in 'The fee of the Modern'? Drawing, because it does, on Classical, Modernist, Translation, Reception, Comparative Literary, and Intercultural reports, the amount has the aptitude to indicate evaluations of perform in those disciplines but in addition issues which are universal to most of these fields.

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