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Author Horton, David.

Title Thomas Mann in English : a study in literary translation / David Horton.

Imprint London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (248 pages).
Series New directions in German studies ; v. 8
New directions in German studies ; v. 8.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-238) and index.
Contents FC; New Directions in German Studies; Volumes in the series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1 Introduction: Thomas Mann in English; 2 Translation and retranslation: The history of Thomas Mann'sworks in English; 3 Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter, Thomas Mann and the practice oftranslation; 4 An exercise in translation comparison: Der Zauberberg; 5 Transferring the paratextual: The translation of ThomasMann's titles; 6 The translation of discourse forms: Speech and thought presentation in Buddenbrooks; 7 Translating modes of address as an index of interpersonal dynamics.
8 Syntactic form and literary meaning in translation9 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Thomas Mann owes his place in world literature to the dissemination of his works through translation. Indeed, it was the monumental success of the original English translations that earned him the title of 'the greatest living man of letters' during his years in American exile (1938-52). This book provides the first systematic exploration of the English versions, illustrating the vicissitudes of literary translation through a principled discussion of a major author. The study illuminates the contexts in which the translations were produced before exploring the transformations Mann's work has u.
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Subject Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 -- Translations into English -- History and criticism.
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955.
Translating and interpreting.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Horton, David. Thomas Mann in English. London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013 9781441167989 (DLC) 2012042970 (OCoLC)827951556
ISBN 9781441182777 (electronic bk.)
1441182772 (electronic bk.)