Edited By Lucyna Harmon and Dorota Osuchowska
Language as an essential and constitutive part of national identity is what obviously gets lost in translation, being substituted by the language of another nation. For this reason, one could perceive national identity and translation as contradictory and proclaim a total untranslatability of the former. However, such a simplified conclusion would clearly deny the actual translation practice, where countless successful attempts to preserve the element of national identity can be testified. The authors of the book focus on the possibilities of various approaches to national identity as a research subject within Translation Studies. The authors hope that the variety of topics presented in this book will inspire further research.
List of Contributors
Options for Research on National Identity in Translation
National Identity in and as Translation
Translators as Shapers of National Identity and Its Disseminators
Mykola Zerov’s View of Translation as a History of National Identity Shaping
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