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    TRANSLATION AND READING By Rainer Schulte In moments when the established boundaries and guiding principles of literary criticism are being severely questioned as to their past and present validity, new avenues of research thinking must be pursued. The field of Translation Studies engages us in an important research area that will revitalize the study of the arts and humanities. By its very nature, translation links theory with practice. Furthermore, Translation Studies bridges the gap between literary

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    principle of translation practice requires? At a glance, it is easy to come to the conclusion that they break the rule, but further analysis actually justifies their approaches as being faithful. William Robinson criticizes that theses approaches make feminist translation “not a translation, but a mutilation” of the original texts (1934, p. 151). Contrary to what critiques suggest, in fact, neither the “hijacking” method nor the usage of inclusive language

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    Lost in Translation

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    Poems have the ability to bring readers to a new place and to challenge their thinking. In a few words and often less than a page, poems expose readers to emotion and meaning in a limited space. With the presence of translation, readers around the world are able to dissect and discover the writings of authors in countries other than their own. However, different readings of a poem provide audiences with a different understanding of the poem, for one language does not translate directly into another

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    Dance Translation

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    Dance Translation “Music and dance have different grammars, syntax, and lexicons in different cultures, and presentation to a culture other than that of origin requires translation, because explanation is never sufficient to elicit enjoyment or understanding of the original.” When watching a dance performance, one often fantasizes about the potential story behind the movements of the dancers. Perhaps, the “unknown” is what keeps the viewer interested. Art often does not require an “explanation”

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    The Imperfection of Translation

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    The Imperfection of Translation The essential problem with translation is an obvious one. A word has more qualities than just its denotation. For one, a word has a sound, an attribute which has great importance in poetry (though we should not underestimate its significance in prose, as well). Also, a word consists of various connotations, meanings which only rarely cross over from language to language. Complicating matters is the nature of literature itself. Writers and poets put pressure

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    Translation Plagiarism

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    called translation plagiarism, is bound to arise. In most cases, authors can directly copy ideas from other language and culture without taking any risks. Meanwhile, the authors can gain both fame and wealth in their region. On the other hand, even if we detect the authors who plagiarized ideas from other language, it’s very difficult to judge it. Moreover, there is almost no such possibility to stop as they usually cross international borders. In this article, a typical case of translation plagiarism

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    Translation Analysis Since there is no a definitive translation of any text, multiple translations can allow us to conceive the original text (even though we don’t know the language of the source text). "The study of multiple translations substantially enlarges the interpretive process and perspectives that readers draw from the text" (Schulte 1994). In other words, comparing various translations of the same text as in (Charles Baudelaire Correspondence, A Multiple Reading of Rainer Maria Rilke

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    major concepts and models of translation theories, concepts of equivalence and discuss importance of equivalents in scientific texts translation processes. It is an attempt to analyse what decisions are made by Polish translator when working with positive psychology texts in English, what models of translation can be adopted and how equivalence may be of use in this process. 2.2 Models of translation: Instrumental versus Hermeneutic Model Although the history of translation theory and practice has been

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    macbeth translation

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    Scene i: Play opens on eerie, macabre note in "an open place," where we see the three witches, the "weird sisters." In a dozen lines, they announce their evil nature by saying "Fair is foul,and foul is fair/Hover through the fog and the filthy air," and their intention to meet with Macbeth once the "hurly-burly" of a battle between the forces loyal to the King Duncan (led by Macbeth) and a rebels army (led by the current Thane of Cawdor) comes to an end. (Jump to the text of Act I, Scene i) Scene

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    Translation Essentials: Debunking Myths About Translation Have you heard that computers have now made human translators obsolete? I 've heard it, too. Don 't worry, it 's not true, at least not yet. This is just one of the many myths and false statements that have been made about the translation service industry over the last few years. Some of the false assumptions can trace their roots back a very long ways, others are fairly recent. Let 's take a look at five of them. 1. Translation is the

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