The group is intended for all those interested in the sociological reflection on translation.
Rebecca Ruth Gould deposited “Inimitability versus Translatability: The Structure of Literary Meaning in Arabo-Persian Poetics,” The Translator 19(1): 81-104. in the group Sociology of translation on Humanities Commons 10 months ago
Building on the multivalent meanings of the Arabo- Persian tarjama (‘to interpret’, ‘to translate’, ‘to narrate’), this essay argues for the relevance of Qur’ānic inimitability (i’jāz) to contemporary translation theory. I examine how the translation of Arabic rhetorical theory (‘ilm al-balāgha) into Persian inaugurated new trends within the study…[Read more]
Krzysztof Fordonski deposited Neo-Latin Poetry in 18th Century Scotland – John Pinkerton Translates Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski in the group Sociology of translation on Humanities Commons 1 year, 6 months ago
A brief account of a translation experiment of the Scottish poet, historian, and fraud John Pinkerton presented in the context of the reception of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski and his poetry in 18th century Scotland.
The article presents the involvement of the poet William Butler Yeats in the creation of national coinage of the Irish Free State in the late 1920s.
The paper discusses English translators of the poetry of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski of the early Victorian period. The paper traces Sarbiewski’s transitions within English literary canon and aims at reconstructing the change in attitudes towards the translation process, quality, and assessment.
Translation (https://mla.hcommons.org/deposits/?facets%5Bsubject_facet%5D%5B%5D=Translation) is the new featured collection on the MLA Commons homepage (https://mla.hcommons.org/). Add to the collection by adding “Translation” as a subject to your CORE deposits.
Krzysztof Fordonski deposited Religious Differences and Their Reflections in Literary Translation. Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski and the Anglican Translators in the group Sociology of translation on Humanities Commons 2 years ago
The present paper discusses issues resulting from religious differences between the author and the translator, and influence of such differences upon resulting literary translations which are not only the translation from one language into another but also from one religion into another. The analysed material is a selection of religious poetry of…[Read more]
The article presents various issues connected with cooperation between literary translators and their editors in the process of publication of translations of literary works within the frame of reference of Polish publishing market of the recent decades. The author proposes a list of qualities which should be expected from a good editor of…[Read more]
Who Profits from Literary Translation? The article, originally inspired by the studies of Pascale Casanova and Pierre Bourdieu, attempts to answer the question who in Poland profits from literary translation. The concept of “profit” is understood very broadly, both in financial or economic context, and in context of the acquiring and losing cul…[Read more]
Presentation of Polish literary translation market at the end of 2011, a development of the article published in 2000.
Krzysztof Fordonski deposited Recepcja poezji religijnej Macieja Kazimierza Sarbiewskiego na Wyspach Brytyjskich w wiekach XVII i XVIII in the group Sociology of translation on Humanities Commons 2 years ago
The article presents English translations of the religious poetry of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski in the 17th and the 18th century.
Krzysztof Fordonski deposited Przedmurze chrześcijaństwa widziane z Albionu. Tematyka wojenna w angielskich przekładach, naśladownictwach i parafrazach ód wojennych Macieja Kazimierza Sarbiewskiego in the group Sociology of translation on Humanities Commons 2 years ago
The article offers an analysis of a selection of English translations e.g. by Isaac Watts and Francis Mahony, written from the late 17th to the early 19th century, of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski’s poems referring to Polish-Turkish wars of the early 17th century. The article offers an explanation of the attitudes presented by the translators to the…[Read more]