The Culture of Translation in Early Modern England and France, 1500-1660.

By: Demtriou, TContributor(s): Tomlinson, R | Demetriou, TaniaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: 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.
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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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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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Warren Boutcher, Queen Mary University of London, UK Terence Cave, University of Oxford, UK Tania Demetriou, University of York, UK Glyn P. Norton, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA John O'Brien, University of Durham, UK Patricia Palmer, King's College London, UK Anne Lake Prescott, Barnard College, Columbia University, USA Neil Rhodes, University of St Andrews, Scotland Kirsti Sellevold, University of Oslo, Norway Rowan Tomlinson, University of Bristol, UK Paul White, University of Manchester, UK Edward Wilson-Lee, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, UK

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