Dialogic Education and the Problematics of Translation in Homer and Greek Tragedy - Studies in Classics S. v.17 (Hardback)Jan Parker (author)
Hardback 268 Pages / Published: 30/06/2001
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This book opens up a new way of reading classical literary texts, appropriate both to the needs and competencies of today's university students and also, it is argued, to the classic texts themselves. The texts' rich linguistic fabric is constructed out of the play of issues and character, of action and of evaluation; a play that is quickly lost in translation. The solution offered is not the traditional one of ever more intensive language teaching. Rather, the book argues for the provision of texts glossed with key words to enable students to create engaged, critical readings for themselves: to read "through" rather than "in" translation.
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 268
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