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A Companion to Medieval Translation
edited by Jeanette Beer
Arc Humanities Press, 2018
Cloth: 978-1-64189-183-7 | eISBN: 978-1-64189-184-4

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
<div>Translation played an essential role throughout the Middle Ages, bridging the gap between literate and lay, and enabling intercourse between languages in multi-lingual Europe. Medieval translation was extremely diverse, ranging from the literality and Latinity of legal documents to the free adaptation of courtly romance. </div><div>This guide to medieval translation covers a broad range of religious and vernacular texts and addresses the theoretical and pragmatic problems faced by modern translators of medieval works as they attempt to mediate between past and present.</div>
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