By Michelle Woods
Kafka Translated is the 1st ebook to examine the difficulty of translation and Kafka's paintings. What impression do the translations have on how we learn Kafka? Are our interpretations of Kafka motivated through the translators' interpretations? In what methods has Kafka been 'translated' into Anglo-American tradition by way of pop culture and via teachers?
Michelle Woods investigates matters relevant to the burgeoning box of translation stories: the inspiration of cultural untranslatability; the centrality of lady translators in literary heritage; and the under-representation of the impression of the translator as interpreter of literary texts. She particularly makes a speciality of the position of 2 of Kafka's first translators, Milena Jesenská and Willa Muir, in addition to modern translators, Mark Harman and Michael Hofmann, and the way their paintings may possibly let us reconsider analyzing Kafka. From the following Woods opens up the complete technique of translation and re-examines accredited and triumphing interpretations of Kafka's work.
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