Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 September 2011

384 Pages | 9 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199554591

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Tradition, Translation, Trauma

The Classic and the Modern

Edited by Jan Parker and Timothy Mathews

Classical Presences

  • Explores the relevance of traditional notions of canon, classical tradition, translation, and modernity
  • Presents the experiences of translation studies as a model for interdisciplinary thought and critical writing in the Humanities
  • Contextualized and theorized close readings and case studies show the engagement with texts to be an engagement with ideas
  • Includes specially written Prologue by Susan Bassnett, and Epilogue by Derek Attridge