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Douglas Robinson - Exorcising Translation: Towards an Intercivilizational Turn - 9781501326042 - V9781501326042
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Exorcising Translation: Towards an Intercivilizational Turn

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Description for Exorcising Translation: Towards an Intercivilizational Turn Paperback. Series: Literatures, Cultures, Translation. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: CFP; DSB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 141 x 216 x 28. Weight in Grams: 274.
Exorcising Translation, a new volume in Bloomsbury's Literatures, Cultures, Translation series, makes critical contributions to translation as well as to comparative and postcolonial literary studies. The hot-button issue of Eurocentrism in translation studies has roiled the discipline in the past few years, with critiques followed by defenses and defenses followed by enhanced critiques. Douglas Robinson identifies Eurocentrism in translation studies as what Sakai Naoki calls a civilizational spell. Exorcising Translation tracks two translation histories. In the first, moving from Friedrich Nietzsche to Harold Bloom, we find ourselves caught, trapped, cursed, haunted by ... Read more

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About Douglas Robinson
Douglas Robinson is Chair Professor of English at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, and is one of the world's leading experts on translation. He is the author of path-breaking publications in translation studies, including The Translator's Turn (1991), Translation and Taboo (1996), Translation and the Problem of Sway (2011), and The Dao of Translation (2015). He is also author ... Read more

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Exorcising Translation is a cogent and innovative problematisation of the unnecessarily inevitable and highly influential dichotomy that confronts universalist and relativist ideologies in translation studies, in theory and in comparative cultural studies. Doug Robinson's work exemplifies maturing trends in postcolonial and postmodernist studies.
Sean Golden, Full Professor of East Asian Studies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
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