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This list relates to the 2017-18 which ended on 18/08/2018
  1. Week 1 - Introductory session: Translation Theory and Comparative Literature 4 items
    Dr. Robin MacKenzie
    1. Core reading 2 items
      1. Translation Studies and World Literature - Lawrence Venuti

        Chapter Essential

    2. Secondary reading 2 items
      1. A New Comparative Literature - Emily Apter

        Chapter Recommended

  2. Weeks 2 and 3: Borges and cultural translation 3 items
    Dr. Eleni Kefala
    1. Core reading 2 items
      1. The Gospel according to Mark - Jorge Luis Borges

        Chapter 

      2. The South - Jorge Luis Borges

        Chapter 

    2. Secondary reading 1 item
      1. The location of culture - Homi K. Bhabha 2004

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

  3. Weeks 4 and 5: Making Poetry Disappear and Re-Appear: Domestication and Foreignization in Translations of Baudelaire and Rimbaud 6 items
    Dr. David Evans
    1. Core reading 6 items
      1. Excerpts from Baudelaire and Rimbaud to be provided on MMS by the lecturer.

      2. Translating Baudelaire - Clive Scott 2000

        Book Essential

      3. Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations - Clive Scott 2006

        Book Essential

      4. Principles of Correspondence - Eugene Nida

        Chapter Essential Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      5. The Politics of Translation - Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

        Chapter Essential Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      6. Translation, Community, Utopia - Lawrence Venuti

        Chapter Essential Available in the Library and as an e-book.

  4. Week 6: Linguistic variation: Scots and English translations of some French plays 7 items
    Dr. Robin MacKenzie
    1. Core reading 2 items
    2. Secondary reading 5 items
      1. Racine's Phaedra - Derek Mahon c1996

        Book 

      2. The Misanthrope; and, Tartuffe - Richard Wilbur c1993, 1965

        Book 

  5. Weeks 7 and 8: Intermedial Translation and Adaptations (Dr Laügt) 1 item
    1. Core reading 1 item
      1. Adaptation and appropriation - Julie Sanders 2006

        Book  Read: Introduction and Ch. 1 [Available in the Library and as an e-book]

  6. Week 9: Heterolingual literature: the case of Pietro Di Donato 6 items
    Dr. Silvia Caserta
    1. Core reading 1 item
      1. Christ in concrete: a novel - Pietro Di Donato 2004

        Book Essential Core reading: first chapter, "Geremio"

    2. Secondary reading 5 items
      1. The translingual imagination - Steven G. Kellman c2000

        Book 

      2. Of Migrants and Working Men: How Pietro di Donato's Christ in Concrete Travelled between the US and Italy through Translation - L. Polezzi

        Chapter Essential in Perspectives on Literature and Translation: Creation, Circulation, Reception, ed. by B. Nelson and B. Maher

  7. Week 10: Self-Translation and Translating the Self: the Case of Amara Lakhous 6 items
    Dr. Emma Bond
    1. Core reading 1 item
      1. Clash of civilizations over an elevator in Piazza Vittorio - Amara Lakhous, Ann Goldstein (trans.) 2008

        Book Essential Available in the Library and as an e-book.

    2. Secondary reading 5 items
      1. Self-translation: brokering originality in hybrid culture - Cordingley, Anthony 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential

      2. The translingual imagination - Kellman, Steven G. 2000

        Book Essential

      3. Italians DOC? Posing and Passing from Giovanni Finati to Amara Lakhous - Barbara Spackman

        Chapter Recommended e-book on order

  8. Suggestions for further reading 10 items
    1. General 9 items
      1. Translation studies - Bassnett, Susan 2002

        Book  Available in the Library or as an e-book.

      2. Post-colonial translation: theory and practice - Bassnett, Susan, Trivedi, Harish 1999

        Book 

      3. Why translation matters - Grossman, Edith 2010

        Book 

      4. The Translation studies reader - Venuti, Lawrence, Baker, Mona 2000

        Book  Available in the Library or as an e-book.

      5. Translation: theory and practice : a historical reader - Weissbort, Daniel, Astradur Eysteinsson 2006

        Book 

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