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The Resource Who translates? : translator subjectivities beyond reason, Douglas Robinson

Who translates? : translator subjectivities beyond reason, Douglas Robinson

Label
Who translates? : translator subjectivities beyond reason
Title
Who translates?
Title remainder
translator subjectivities beyond reason
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Robinson
Title variation
Who translates
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Translators have long claimed that their job is to "step aside and let the source author speak through them." In Who Translates? Douglas Robinson uses this adage to set up a series of "postrationalist" perspectives on translation, all based on the recognition that translation has always been thought of in terms of the translator's surrender to forces beyond his or her rational control. Exploring this theme, Robinson examines Plato's Ion, Philo Judaeus and Augustine on the Septuagint, Paul on inspired interpreters, Joseph Smith on the Book of Mormon, and Schleiermacher, Marx, and Heidegger on translation
  • He traces the imaginative and historical linkages between twentieth-century conceptions of ideology and ancient conceptions of spirit-channeling, and the performative inversion of power relations by which the "channel" (or translator) comes to wield the source author as his or her tool. And he argues throughout for a postrationalist conception of translation based not on the translator's rational control of words and meanings but rather on a flowing through the translator of voices and textualities."--Jacket
  • "Translators have long claimed that their job is to "step aside and let the source author speak through them." In Who Translates? Douglas Robinson uses this adage to set up a series of "postrationalist" perspectives on translation, all based on the recognition that translation has always been thought of in terms of the translator's surrender to forces beyond his or her rational control. Exploring this theme, Robinson examines Plato's Ion, Philo Judaeus and Augustine on the Septuagint, Paul on inspired interpreters, Joseph Smith on the Book of Mormon, and Schleiermacher, Marx, and Heidegger on translation. He traces the imaginative and historical linkages between twentieth-century conceptions of ideology and ancient conceptions of spirit-channeling, and the performative inversion of power relations by which the "channel" (or translator) comes to wield the source author as his or her tool. And he argues throughout for a postrationalist conception of translation based not on the translator's rational control of words and meanings but rather on a flowing through the translator of voices and textualities."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
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1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Douglas
Dewey number
418/.02
Index
index present
LC call number
P306
LC item number
.R644 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Translating and interpreting
  • Subjectivity
Label
Who translates? : translator subjectivities beyond reason, Douglas Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Reason"? "Spirit"?
  • Logologies of Reason and Spirit
  • The Divine Inspiration of Translation
  • A Short History of Spirit-channeling
  • Socrates and the Art of the Rhapsode
  • Philo and Augustine on the Legend of the Septuagint
  • Joseph Smith and The Book of Mormon
  • Paul on Glossolalia and Interpreting
  • Ideology
  • Ideology and Cryptonymy
  • Channeling
  • Logology of Ideology
  • Heidegger on Spirit
  • Cryptonymy: Abraham/Torok and Freud
  • Heidegger's Crypt
  • First Translation
  • Second Translation
  • Third Translation
  • The (Ideo)logic of Spectrality
  • Shakespeare's Permission
  • (In)visibilizing Lear
  • Rationalism, Pre- and Post-
  • Marx and Schleiermacher on Spirits and Ghosts
  • Transient Assemblies
  • The Pandemonium Self
  • Rationalist and Postrationalist Theories of the Self
  • Lacan's Schema L
  • Pandemonium
  • The Invisible Subject
  • The Translator's Objects
  • Fidus interpres and the Double Bind
  • The Invisible Hand
  • The Spirit-channeling Model
  • Invisible and Hidden Hands
  • Translation Agencies
  • Conclusion: Beyond Reason
  • Ideology
  • Transient Assemblies
  • The Spirit-Channeling Model
  • Reason and Spirit
  • The Translator as Spirit-channel
Control code
44517957
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 208 pages
Isbn
9780791448649
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00057354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Who translates? : translator subjectivities beyond reason, Douglas Robinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Reason"? "Spirit"?
  • Logologies of Reason and Spirit
  • The Divine Inspiration of Translation
  • A Short History of Spirit-channeling
  • Socrates and the Art of the Rhapsode
  • Philo and Augustine on the Legend of the Septuagint
  • Joseph Smith and The Book of Mormon
  • Paul on Glossolalia and Interpreting
  • Ideology
  • Ideology and Cryptonymy
  • Channeling
  • Logology of Ideology
  • Heidegger on Spirit
  • Cryptonymy: Abraham/Torok and Freud
  • Heidegger's Crypt
  • First Translation
  • Second Translation
  • Third Translation
  • The (Ideo)logic of Spectrality
  • Shakespeare's Permission
  • (In)visibilizing Lear
  • Rationalism, Pre- and Post-
  • Marx and Schleiermacher on Spirits and Ghosts
  • Transient Assemblies
  • The Pandemonium Self
  • Rationalist and Postrationalist Theories of the Self
  • Lacan's Schema L
  • Pandemonium
  • The Invisible Subject
  • The Translator's Objects
  • Fidus interpres and the Double Bind
  • The Invisible Hand
  • The Spirit-channeling Model
  • Invisible and Hidden Hands
  • Translation Agencies
  • Conclusion: Beyond Reason
  • Ideology
  • Transient Assemblies
  • The Spirit-Channeling Model
  • Reason and Spirit
  • The Translator as Spirit-channel
Control code
44517957
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 208 pages
Isbn
9780791448649
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00057354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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