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Author Aslanyan, Anna.
Title Dancing on ropes : translators and the balance of history / Anna Aslanyan.
Publication Info. London : Profile Books, 2021.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  418 A    IN LIBRARY
Description 263 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Shaking the world -- Comic effects -- The arts of flattery -- Observations and analysis -- Treasures of the tongue -- The sublime porte -- Infidelities -- Precision was not a strong point of Hitler's -- Little nothing -- The last two dragomans -- As Oriental as possible -- Fifty per cent of Borges -- Word-worship -- Journalation -- Dealing with the natives -- Rectify the names -- The obligation of the competent authorities -- Alogical elements.
Subject Translating and interpreting -- Social aspects.
Translating and interpreting -- Political aspects.
Translating and interpreting -- History -- Anecdotes.
Added Title Translators and the balance of history
ISBN 9781788162630 hardcover
1788162633 hardcover