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Translators, Interpreters, and Cultural Negotiators

Mediating and Communicating Power from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era

Editors: Federici, F., Tessicini, D. (Eds.)

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How do translators manage relations with parties in a position of authority and power? The book investigates the intellectual, social and professional identity of translators and interpreters across different time periods and locations when their role involves a negotiation with political powers and cultural authorities.

About the authors

Tatjiana Djurin, University of Novi Sad, Serbia Isabella Lazzarini, University of Molise, Italy Natalie Zemon Davis, University of Toronto, Canada Dario Brancato, University of Concordia, Canada María Laura Spoturno, Universidad Nacional de La Plata and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina Sergio Portelli, University of Malta Pin-ling Chang, Independent Scholar Madhuvanti Chintamani Karyekar, Indiana University, USA Mohammad Emami, University of St Andrews, UK Veronika Razumovskaia, Siberian Federal University, Russia

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Introduction: Translators, Interpreters, and Cultural Negotiation

    Tessicini, Dario

    Pages 1-9

  • Three Monks and a Philosopher: Religious Men Travelling and Translating in Medieval Serbia

    Đurin, Tatjana

    Pages 10-28

  • Patterns of Translation: Contacts and Linguistic Variety in Italian Late Medieval Diplomacy (ca. 1380–1520)

    Lazzarini, Isabella

    Pages 29-47

  • Becoming a Classic: Benedetto Varchi’s Boezio (1551) and ‘The Language of Florence’

    Brancato, Dario

    Pages 48-61

  • ‘Leo Africanus’ and His Worlds of Translation

    Davis, Natalie Zemon

    Pages 62-80

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Hardcover $139.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Translators, Interpreters, and Cultural Negotiators
Book Subtitle
Mediating and Communicating Power from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era
Editors
  • F. Federici
  • D. Tessicini
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-40004-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137400048
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40003-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48604-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 254
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