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Title Milton in translation / Angelica Duran, Islam Issa, and Jonathan R. Olson
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Contents Part I. Approaches. Introduction: from 'Cambalu' to 'El Dorado' / Angelica Duran and Islam Issa -- Milton's global reach / Thomas N. Corns -- Lost and regained in translation: the sound of Paradise Lost / Beverley Sherry
Part II. Influential Translations. 'Levelling the sublime': translating Paradise Lost into English in the eighteenth century / Aaron Shapiro -- 'Translated verse': Milton's Latin poetry in the long eighteenth century / Estelle Haan -- 'Latinizing' Milton: Paradise Lost, Latinitas, and the long eighteenth century / Estelle Haan -- Domesticating and foreignizing the sublime: Paradise Lost in German / Curtis Whitaker -- 'The French connection' among French translations of Milton and within Du Bocage's Paradis terrestre / Christophe Tournu
Part III. Western European and Latin American translations. Paradise Lost in Dutch, 1728-2003: form, politics, religion / Jan Frans van Dijkhuizen -- A vision in times of need: Milton in Estonia / Anne Lange -- Traces of the birth of the state of Finland in Jylha's translation of Paradise Lost / David Robertson -- Iceland's Milton: On Jon Torlaksson's translation of Paradise Lost / Astradur Eysteinsson -- 'Censur'd to be much inferiour': Paradise Lost and regained in Italian / Daniele Borgogni -- Milton in Portuguese: a story in blank verse / Helio J.S. Alves -- Paradise Lost in Spanish Translation and as World Literature / Angelica Duran -- Either in prose or rhyme: translating Milton in(to) Latin America / Mario Murgia
Part IV. Central and eastern European translations. The quest for the right accent: Milton in Bulgarian Translation / Alexander Shurbanov -- Jungmann's translation of Paradise Lost in the vanguard of modern Czech culture / Sarka Tobrmanova -- In 'Milton's prison': Milton in Hungarian translation / Miklos Peti -- Translation as resistance: three centuries of Paradise Lost in Polish / Joanna Rzepa -- Milton in Serbian/Montenegrin: Paradise Lost from behind bars / Marjan Strojan -- Milton in Illyria / Marjan Strojan
Part V. Middle eastern translations. Paradise Lost in Arabic: images, style, and technique / Islam Issa -- Pre-eminent among gentiles: Milton's major poetry in Hebrew translations / Noam Reisner -- Plotting a Persian paradise: Milton's Iranian afterlives -- Jeffrey Einboden
Part VI. East Asian translations. Milton in China 'yet once more' / Bing Yan -- Translating Milton's poetry into Japanese with a case study of Samson Agonistes / Hiroko Sano -- The 1960s and Paradise Lost in Korean / Kim Hae Yeon with Angelica Duran -- Epilogue: Multilingual and multicultural Milton / Gordon Campbell
Summary 'Milton in Translation' demonstrates the breadth of John Milton's international reception, from the 17th century through today. New essays by an international roster of experts explore the translation of Milton's works into 23 languages, in essays that are grouped geographically and, by and large, chronologically
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2017
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on July 19, 2017)
Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Criticism and interpretation
Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Translations
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Duran, Angelica, editor
Issa, Islam, editor
Olson, Jonathan R., editor
ISBN 0191819840
9780191819841 (ebook)