Bourdieu in Translation Studies: The Socio-cultural Dynamics by Sameh Hanna PDF

By Sameh Hanna

ISBN-10: 1138499145

ISBN-13: 9781138499140

ISBN-10: 1138803626

ISBN-13: 9781138803626

This publication explores the results of Pierre Bourdieu’s sociology of cultural construction for the examine of translation as a socio-cultural task. Bourdieu’s paintings has endured to encourage study on translation within the previous few years, even though with out a certain, large-scale research that exams the viability of his conceptual instruments and methodological assumptions. With specialise in the Arabic translations of Shakespeare’s tragedies in Egypt, this ebook bargains an in depth research of the idea of ‘fields of cultural construction’ with the aim of delivering a clean standpoint at the genesis and improvement of drama translation in Arabic.



The diverse instances of the Arabic translations of Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear and Othello lend themselves to sociological research, as a result of complicated socio-cultural dynamics that conditioned the interpretation judgements made by means of translators, theatre administrators, actors/actresses and publishers. In hard the mainstream historical past of Shakespeare translation into Arabic, that's as a rule premised at the linguistic proximity among resource and goal texts, this ebook makes an attempt a ‘social historical past’ of the ‘Arabic Shakespeare’ which takes as its foundational assumption the truth that translation is a socially-situated phenomenon that's in basic terms totally favored in its socio-cultural milieu. via a close dialogue of the creation, dissemination and intake of the Arabic translations of Shakespeare’s tragedies, Bourdieu in Translation Studies marks an important contribution to either sociology of translation and the cultural background of contemporary Egypt.

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