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Publication Date: 01/01/1959

297 pages

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  • Acknowledgment
  • Introduction Reuben A. Brower
  • I. Translators on Translating
    • Principles of Translation as Exemplified by Bible Translating [Eugene A. Nida]
    • The Poetic Nuance [Dudley Fitts]
    • Practical Notes on Translating Greek Poetry [Richmond Lattimore]
    • Latin and English Verse—Some Practical Considerations [Rolfe Humphries]
    • Third Thoughts on Translating Poetry [Jackson Mathews]
    • From French to English [Justin O’Brien]
    • Translating from the German [Edwin Muir and Willa Muir]
    • The Servile Path [Vladimir Nabokov]
    • Some Reflections on the Difficulty of Translation [Achilles Fang]
  • II. Approaches to the Problem
    • The Added Artificer [Renato Poggioli]
    • Meaning and Translation [Willard V. Quine]
    • Seven Agamemnons [Reuben A. Brower]
    • Translation: The Augustan Mode [Douglas Knight]
    • Versions, Interpretations, and Performances [John Hollander]
    • On Linguistic Aspects of Translation [Roman Jakobson]
    • Automatic (Transference, Translation, Remittance, Shunting) [Anthony G. Oettinger]
  • III. Bibliography
    • A Critical Bibliography of Works on Translation [Bayard Quincy Morgan]

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