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Translation, rewriting, and the manipulation of literary fame

Author: André Lefevere
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
Series: Translation studies (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lefevere explores how the process of rewriting works of literature manipulates them to ideological and artistic ends, so that the rewritten text can be given a new, sometimes subversive, historical or literary status.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: André Lefevere
ISBN: 0415076994 9780415076999 0415077001 9780415077002
OCLC Number: 25368454
Description: viii, 176 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Prewrite --
2. system: patronage --
3. system: poetics --
4. Translation: the categories --
Lifelines, noses, legs, handles: the Lysistrata of Aristophanes --
5. Translation: ideology --
On the construction of different Anne Franks --
6. Translation: poetics --
case of the missing qasidah --
7. Translation: Universe of Discourse --
"Holy Garbage, tho by Homer cook't" --
8. Translation: language --
Catullus' many sparrows --
9. Historiography --
From bestseller to non-person: Willem Godschalk van Focquenbroch --
10. Anthology --
Anthologizing Africa --
11. Criticism --
Beyond her gender: Madame de Stael --
12. Editing --
Salvation through mutilation: Buchner's Danton's Death.
Series Title: Translation studies (London, England)
Responsibility: André Lefevere.

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