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Prophecies of language : the confusion of tongues in German Romanticism / Kristina Mendicino.

By: Mendicino, Kristina [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Lit z: Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2017Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780823274048; 0823274047; 9780823274055; 0823274055.Subject(s): Romanticism -- Germany | Translating and interpretingAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 830.9/145 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: The scenes of Babel and Pentecost, the original confusion of tongues and their redemption through translation, haunt German Romanticism and Idealism. This text retraces the ways in which the task of translation, so crucial to Romantic writing, is repeatedly tied to prophecy, not in the sense of telling future events but in the sense of speaking in the place of another.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The scenes of Babel and Pentecost, the original confusion of tongues and their redemption through translation, haunt German Romanticism and Idealism. This text retraces the ways in which the task of translation, so crucial to Romantic writing, is repeatedly tied to prophecy, not in the sense of telling future events but in the sense of speaking in the place of another.

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