Publication details [#3457]
Bassnett-McGuire, Susan and André Lefevere, eds. 1990. Translation, history and culture. London & New York: Pinter. ix + 133 pp.
This book is a collection of essays which represent the different strands of work being undertaken in the field of Translation Studies. The book reflects the shift in emphasis away from a more descriptive form of translation to the view that translation occupies a central position in the development of culture. [Based on publisher information]
Articles in this volume
Lefevere, André and Susan Bassnett. Proust’s grandmother and the thousand and one nights. The ‘cultural turn’ in Translation Studies. 1–13
Zlateva, Palma. Translation: text and pre-text 'adequacy' and 'acceptability' in crosscultural communication. 29–37
Snell-Hornby, Mary. Linguistic transcoding or cultural transfer: a critique of translation theory in Germany. 79–85