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Gender in Translation is the first comprehensive study of feminist issues in translation theory and practice. Sherry Simon argues that feminist theory challenges the traditional view of authority in translation, allowing translators to be literary activists and to create new lines of transmission. This lively and accessible text includes: a critical overview of cultural theories in translation the role of 'culture-brokers' such as Aphra Behn, Madame de Stael, Eleanor Marx and Gayatri Spivak debates in feminist Bible translation the 'missed connections' in the transfer of French Feminism to America.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415115353
ISBN-10: 0415115353
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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