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Translation: Theory and Practice

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L. Balladur

Course Long Title

Translation: Theory and Practice


An introduction to translation both a creative practice and a theoretical investigation into the relationship between language and culture. The course offers both an exploration of language and its rhythms and a discussion of the political role of translators. Students' creative work focuses on translation of literary texts, both in prose and verse, while readings consider stylistics and aesthetics, philosophy of language and translation, and gender studies and cultural studies in relation to translation theory. Prerequisite(s): FRE 235, 240 or 250.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Creative Process and Production [CP]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

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