By André Lefevere
An important and effective statements at the translation of literature from Roman occasions to the Nineteen Twenties are accumulated during this publication. prepared thematically round the major issues which recur over the centuries - strength, poetics, universe of discourse, language, schooling - it comprises texts formerly unavailable in English, and translated the following for the 1st time from classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Latin, from French and from German. because the first survey of its variety in either scope and choice it argues that translation instructions a principal place within the shaping of eu literatures and cultures. ^Translation/History/Culture creates a framework for additional research of the heritage of translation within the West by means of tracing eu historic thought of translation, and discussing the topicality of the various texts incorporated.
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A painful and tedious travail I confess it is; neither make I doubt but many do note me for much folly in spending time herein, and neglecting some compendious course of gathering good, and pursing up pence. But when I look back at the example of Pliny, I must of necessity condemn both mine own sloth, and also reprove the supine negligence of these days. 24 Translation/History/Culture John Dryden, 1631–1700. English poet, dramatist, critic and translator. Extract from the “Dedication” to his translation of the Aeneid.
The proper domain of the Translator is, we conceive, to be found in that vast mass of feeling, passion, interest, action and habit which is common to mankind in all countries and in all ages; and which, in all languages, is invested with its appropriate forms of expression, capable of representing it in all its infinite varieties, in all the permanent distinctions of age, profession, and temperament which have remained immutable, and of which the identity is to be traced almost in every page of the author before us.
That you should start your translation at the beginning of a sentence. But if you express the intention of the author you translate you will be above reproach, even if you distort the syntax. I shall not pass over in silence the folly of some translators who bow to servitude instead of acting freely. They are such fools that they try to render line by line, or verse by verse. When they make this mistake they often adulterate the 28 Translation/History/Culture meaning of the author they translate and convey neither the elegance nor the perfection of either language.