The Culture of Translation in Early Modern England and France, 1500-1660.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandEarly Modern Literature in History: Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan Limited, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (244 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137401496Subject(s): Literature, ModernGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Culture of Translation in Early Modern England and France, 1500-1660DDC classification: 820.9033 LOC classification: HM623Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on the Contributors -- Introduction: 'Abroad in Mens Hands': The Culture of Translation in Early Modern England and France -- 1 From Cultural Translation to Cultures of Translation? Early Modern Readers, Sellers and Patrons -- 2 Francis I's Royal Readers: Translation and the Triangulation of Power in Early Renaissance France (1533-4) -- 3 Pure and Common Greek in Early Tudor England -- 4 From Commentary to Translation: Figurative Representations of the Text in the French Renaissance -- 5 Periphron Penelope and her Early Modern Translations -- 6 Richard Stanihurst's Aeneis and the English of Ireland -- 7 Women's Weapons: Country House Diplomacy in the Countess of Pembroke's French Translations -- 8 'Peradventure' in Florio's Montaigne -- 9 Translating Scepticism and Transferring Knowledge in Montaigne's House -- 10 Urquhart's Inflationary Universe -- Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Index.
This book explores modalities and cultural interventions of translation in the early modern period, focusing on the shared parameters of these two translation cultures. Translation emerges as a powerful tool for thinking about community and citizenship, literary tradition and the classical past, certitude and doubt, language and the imagination.
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