Inside Translation’s Black Box

  • Authors
  • Thomas O. Beebee

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Transmesis and Postcolonial Reason

  3. Somantics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-30
    2. Thomas O. Beebee
      Pages 31-47
  4. Unknown Language

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-68
    2. Thomas O. Beebee
      Pages 69-82
    3. Thomas O. Beebee
      Pages 83-93
    4. Thomas O. Beebee
      Pages 95-108
  5. Conversion

  6. Postcolonial Dérivations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-176
    2. Thomas O. Beebee
      Pages 177-192
  7. Conclusion: Ten Reasons Why Translators Should Read Fiction

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 231-266

About this book


This study compares modern and contemporary literary works from around the globe that have translation as a central theme, and that treat one of four of said black-box issues: language as embodiment; unknown language; conversion; and postcolonial derivations.


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