The Paradox of Translation

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Babel: Adventures in Translation

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The Paradox of Translation

 25 April 2019       1 - 2pm    

 

The Paradox of Translation

Translation is all around us, changing words into other words, creating a huge explosion of different nuances and meanings. Translation is also a particular discipline in which choices can be judged better or worse, correct or incorrect. This talk will explore the paradoxical co-existence of these two ideas of translation, looking at a wide range of examples from the ancient world to the world wide web, and from poetry to patisserie.

Speaker

Professor Matthew Reynolds

 Location

Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

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The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible.

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This event is free but places are limited so please complete our booking form to reserve tickets in advance.

 
 

 

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