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Title The Translatability of cultures : figurations of the space between / edited by Sanford Budick and Wolfgang Iser.

Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  418.02 TRAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 348 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Irvine studies in the humanities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-344) and index.
Contents Crises of Alterity: Cultural Untranslatability and the Experience of Secondary Otherness / Sanford Budick -- Translating Gods: Religion as a Factor of Cultural (Un)Translatability / Jan Assmann -- Visual Syncretism: A Case Study / Moshe Barasch -- Translatio Studii and Renaissance: From Vertical to Horizontal Translation / Karlheinz Stierle -- Augustine, Chaucer, and the Translation of Biblical Poetics / Lawrence Besserman -- The Curse and Blessing of Babel; or, Looking Back on Universalisms / Aleida Assmann -- Emerson's Constitutional Amending: Reading "Fate" / Stanley Cavell -- The Holocaust and the Construction of Modern American Literary Criticism: The Case of Lionel Trilling / Emily Miller Budick -- Discovering America: A Cross-Cultural Perspective / Sacvan Bercovitch -- "It Is Time": The Buber-Rosenzweig Bible Translation in Context / Klaus Reichert.
The Black Hole of Culture: Japan, Radical Otherness, and the Disappearance of Difference (or, "In Japan everything normal") / K. Ludwig Pfeiffer -- Border Crossings, Translating Theory: Ruth / J. Hillis Miller -- Cross-Culture, Chiasmus, and the Manifold of Mind / Sanford Budick -- The Emergence of a Cross-Cultural Discourse: Thomas Carlyle's Sartor Resartus / Wolfgang Iser -- Memory and Cultural Translation / Gabriel Motzkin -- Remarks on the Foreign (Strange) as a Figure of Cultural Ambivalence / Renate Lachmann -- Coda to the Discussion / Wolfgang Iser.
Other author Iser, Wolfgang.
Budick, Sanford, 1942-
Subject Translating and interpreting.
Literature and anthropology.
Literature, Comparative.
Cross-cultural studies.
ISBN 0804724849 (alk. paper)
0804725616 (pbk. : alk. paper)