Emily Apter. The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature. Princeton: The Princeton University Press, xii + pages. In an age of globalization. PDF | On Jul 26, , Anthony Pym and others published Emily Apter. The translation zone: A new comparative literature. Boldrini, Lucia. Review of Emily Apter, The Translation Zone: A New Comparative Literature. Textual Practice, 21(1), pp.

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In The Translation ZoneEmily Apter argues that the field of translation studies, habitually confined to a framework of linguistic fidelity to an original, is ripe for expansion as the basis for a new comparative literature. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Dawn rated it really liked it Mar 20, And the text lacks a clear account of both the specifics and the pay-off of its methods. But I simply do not see how the book does what it repeatedly claims to do, namely, to ground a new approach to comparative literature in a theoretical framework drawn from translation. Elvin Meng rated it liked it May 20, Henk-jan rated it it was amazing Aug 30, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I don’t understand how that framework functions in practice, and I don’t understand how it differs from other approaches to comparative literature.


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So, for example, while I could see how a discussion of multilingual or ‘creole’ writing was related to the issue translatioon translation in a broad sense, I did not see what was original in Apter’s discussion of different multilingual works, or how she was modeling a new approach to comparative literature.

Emily Apter. The translation zone: A new comparative literature | Reviewed by Anthony Pym

Certainly, the book is impressive for the way it handles a broad range of material from many different times and places I’ve certainly added a heap of things to my to-read list thanks to her.

Open Preview See a Problem? I disagreed with or translxtion some quibbles with some of the particular readings, but that seems rather beside the point — and this is part of what frustrated me about the book.

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