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The Translation of Poetry

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This chapter discusses poetry translation’s textual, cognitive, interpersonal and social features. Key topics are: poetry’s genre features; poetry translation projects; social definitions, textual challenges, cognitive processes and affective factors in poetry translating; editing and paratexts; production teams and positionality; profession and training; communities of interest; and researching poetry translation.

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Author(s): Jones FR

Editor(s): Malmkjær, K., Windle, K.

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: The Oxford Handbook of Translation Studies

Year: 2011

Pages: 169-182

Series Title: Oxford Handbooks in Linguistics

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Place Published: Oxford

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9780199239306