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Published: 01 November 2001

680 Pages


ISBN: 9780199247844

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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

Edited by Peter France

  • A must for everyone teaching or studying English and world literature. A must for everyone teaching or studying world literature.
  • Coverage is worldwide—from French and Latin to Korean and Swahili, and from Homer and Old Norse to Cervantes, Brecht, and Modern Indian literature—though greatest emphasis is placed on texts recognized as classics.
  • Cross-references allow readers to move easily between the specific authors and works and the theoretical section.
  • Written by experts worldwide the Guide covers the theory and history of translation, followed by language-by-language accounts of all major writings translated into English down the ages.
  • Contains bibliographies and a comprehensive Index of authors and translators.