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Lawrence Venuti

Lawrence Venuti

·3.12·3,964 Ratings
“ Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt. ” ― Norman Cousins
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  • The Goodbye Kiss

    2006·
    ·3.66·304 Ratings
    An unscrupulous womanizer, as devoid of morals now as he once was full of idealistic fervor, returns to Italy, where he is wanted for a series of crimes. To earn himself the guise of respectability, he is willing to go as far as murder.
  • Restless Nights: Selected Stories

    1971·
    ·4.22·238 Ratings
    Contains:-The Seven Messengers-The End of the World-Appointment with Einstein-The Saucer Has Landed-The Survivor's Story-Prank-The Walls of Anagoor-Human Greatness-The Colomber-The Writer's Secret-The Bewitched Jacket-The Elevator-The Ubiquitous-The Wind-
  • The Translator's Invisibility: A History of Translation

    1994·
    ·3.71·132 Ratings
    The Translator's Invisibility traces the history of translation from the seventeenth century to the present day. It shows how fluency prevailed over other translation strategies to shape the canon of foreign literatures in English, and investigates the cu
  • The Scandals of Translation: Towards an Ethics of Difference

    1998·
    ·3.84·54 Ratings
    Venuti exposes what he refers to as the 'scandals of translation' by looking at the relationship between translation and the practices which at once need and marginalize it. The book moves between different languages, cultures, periods, disciplines and in
  • The Translation Studies Reader

    2004·
    ·3.96·173 Ratings
    The Translation Studies Reader provides a definitive survey of the most important and influential developments in translation theory and research, with an emphasis on twentieth-century developments. With introductory essays prefacing each section, the boo
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