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Literature In Translation: Teaching Issues And Reading Practices, Carol Maier, Françoise Massardier-Kenney 2010 Kent State University

Literature In Translation: Teaching Issues And Reading Practices, Carol Maier, Françoise Massardier-Kenney

Translation Studies

New pedagogy for studying literature in translation

In the last several decades, literary works from around the world have made their way onto the reading lists of American university and college courses in an increasingly wide variety of disciplines. This is a cause for rejoicing. Through works in translation, students in our mostly monolingual society are at last becoming acquainted with the multilingual and multicultural world in which they will live and work. Many instructors have expanded their reach to teach texts that originate from across the globe. Unfortunately, literature in English translation is frequently taught as if it had ...


Translating Slavery, Volume 2: Ourika And Its Progeny, Doris Kadish, Françoise Massardier-Kenney 2010 Kent State University

Translating Slavery, Volume 2: Ourika And Its Progeny, Doris Kadish, Françoise Massardier-Kenney

Translation Studies

The second volume of this revised and expanded edition of Translating Slavery

Translating Slavery explores the complex interrelationships that exist between translation, gender, and race by focusing on antislavery writing by or about French women in the French revolutionary period. Now in two volumes, Translating Slaveryclosely examines what happens when translators translate literary works that address issues of gender and race. The volumes explore the theoretical, linguistic, and literary complexities involved when white writers, especially women, took up their pens to denounce the injustices to which blacks were subjected under slavery.

Volume 1, Gender and Race in French Abolitionist ...


Review Of Goethe's Modernisms, William H. Carter 2010 Iowa State University

Review Of Goethe's Modernisms, William H. Carter

World Languages and Cultures Publications

Imagine for a moment that you are not a Goethe scholar, and consider these questions: Why read Goethe, or his contemporaries, for that matter? Is it worth the time and effort required? Are there not more relevant issues deserving of our attention? It is the year 2011 after all. What might we learn from this fellow Goethe that we don’t already know? With the ever-increasing pressure on educators in the liberal arts, in general, and Germanists, more specifically, to make a case for their continued existence, these are deadly serious questions. They require answers that are accessible to an ...


Game Play In Sir Gawain And The Green Knight, Katherine Hardman 2010 University of Redlands

Game Play In Sir Gawain And The Green Knight, Katherine Hardman

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a quest story that consists of a game. The game effectively creates the story by giving the events of the text a premise. Often, the game is looked at through lenses which emphasize its moral implications and how the game is a challenge of Sir Gawain's moral fortitude, and while the game is indeed a challenge with moral implications, it is also simply a game. The poem itself is a game as well, which means that the text is a game and is about a game. By looking at how the idea ...


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