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Dialogic Education and the Problematics of Translation in Homer and Greek Tragedy

Dialogic Education and the Problematics of Translation in Homer and Greek Tragedy (Hardback)

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This book opens up a new way of reading classical literary texts, appropriate both to the needs and competencies of today's university students and also, it is argued, to the classic texts themselves. The texts' rich linguistic fabric is constructed out of the play of issues and character, of action and of evaluation; a play that is quickly lost in translation. The solution offered is not the traditional one of ever more intensive language teaching. Rather, the book argues for the provision of texts glossed with key words to enable students to create engaged, critical readings for themselves: to read "through" rather than "in" translation.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: classical, early & medievalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: plays & playwrights Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd Publication Date: 30/06/2001 ISBN-13: 9780773474017  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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