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Description - Translation - Theory and Practice by Daniel Weissbort

The title of this book is Translation - Theory and Practice and is written by author Daniel Weissbort. The book Translation - Theory and Practice is published by Oxford University Press. The ISBN of this book is 9780198712008 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Translation - Theory and Practice by Daniel Weissbort.

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ISBN: 9780198712008
ISBN-10: 0198712006
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 190mm x 37mm)
Pages: 664
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Daniel Weissbort

Daniel Weissbort was educated at St. Paul's School, London and Cambridge University. With Ted Hughes he founded the journal Modern Poetry in Translation, now published by King's College London. In the early 1970s he went to America to direct the Translation Workshop and MFA Program in Translation at the University of Iowa. His anthologies of Russian and East European poetry are well known and he has also published many collections of his own poetry. He is or has been on various boards, including the Poetry International Committee (UK), the American Literary Translators Association board, the Columbia Translation Center board, the Stephen Spender Memorial Trust, and the British Centre for Literary Translation board. He is Professor (Emeritus) of English and Comparative Literature, University of Iowa, Research Fellow in the English Department, King's College London, and Honorary Professor in the Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Warwick. Astradur Eysteinsson was born in Akranes, Iceland, in 1957. He studied at the universities of Iceland, Warwick, and Cologne, before completing a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Iowa. He has been Professor and Chair of Comparative Literature at the University of Iceland, and Visiting Professor in Translation Studies at the universities of Iowa and Copenhagen. He has been a practising translator since 1981.

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