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Goodrich Scholarship Faculty Publications

1994

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The Author(Ity) Of The Text: The Dialectic Tension Between Fidelity And Creative Freedom -- The Case Of Wole Soyinka's “Free” Translation Of D. O. Fagunwa's Ogboju Ode, Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith Jan 1994

The Author(Ity) Of The Text: The Dialectic Tension Between Fidelity And Creative Freedom -- The Case Of Wole Soyinka's “Free” Translation Of D. O. Fagunwa's Ogboju Ode, Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith

Goodrich Scholarship Faculty Publications

Partant de la premisse selon laquelle toute traduction est necessairement une inter­ pretation, on examine la traduction de Wale Soyinka d'un texte yoruba de D. 0. Fagunwa et on discute du probleme de la liberte en traduction en commenr;ant par bien situer l' auteur et le texte dans leur contexte culture! et politique.

The sense of an author, generally speaking, is to be sacred and inviolable. (John Dryden, Preface to the Translation of Ovid's Epistles, 1680)

Le traducteur n' est maftre de rien; ii est oblige de suivre partout son auteur, de se plier a toutes ces ...


The Heinemann Book Of African Women's Writing By Charlotte H. Bruner, Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith Jan 1994

The Heinemann Book Of African Women's Writing By Charlotte H. Bruner, Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith

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African Rhapsody, an anthology containing the work of twenty-five contemporary writers, prides itself on its diversity of topics from sixteen countries of North, South, East, and West Africa. In this fine harvest authentic stories are told by African writers about African characters and the overwhelming realities of their lives in Africa. Where similar anthologies have focused primarily on sto­ries written in English with a few token translations from the French, African Rhapsody gives breadth not only to sto­ries written originally in English but also to translated sto­ries-five from French, three from Arabic, and one from Portuguese. The ...