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Author Duncan, Dennis (Dennis J. B.)
Title Babel : adventures in translation / Dennis Duncan, Stephen Harrison, Katrin Kohl and Matthew Reynolds.
Publication Info. Oxford : The Bodleian Library, 2019.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  418 D    IN LIBRARY
Description 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Note Consists of essays supplementing the exhibition "Babel: adventures in translation," held at the Bodleian from 15 February 15 to 2 June 2019 , written by the curators and illustrated with images from the Bodleian's collections.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Babel: curse or blessing? / Matthew Reynolds -- 'Debabelization': creating a universal language / Dennis Duncan -- Translating the divine / Matthew Reynolds -- An epic journey: translating Homer's Iliad and Odyssey / Stephen Harrison -- Translating tales: beast fables around the world / Stephen Harrison -- Traversing realms of fantasy / Katrin Kohl -- Negotiating multilingual Britain / Katrin Kohl -- Languages lost in time / Dennis Duncan.
Subject Sociolinguistics.
Translating and interpreting.
Added Author Harrison, S. J.
Kohl, Katrin M. (Katrin Maria), 1956-
Reynolds, Matthew, 1969-
Added Title Adventures in translation
ISBN 185124509X hardback
9781851245093 hardback