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The Literature, Travel, Translation Symposium

The Literature, Travel, Translation symposium was organised to celebrate the important contribution that Warwick scholar Prof Susan Bassnett has made to the field of translation studies. At the event visiting lecturers Prof Harish Trivedi and Prof Vita Fortunati gave their own perspectives on translation studies, speaking on the subject of translation in the novels of Kipling, Forster and Rushdie, and the seduction of 'elsewhere' in travel and utopian literature.

Professor Edwin Gentzler - The Translation Turn in Contemporary American Fiction

16:46 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Professor Edwin Gentzler presents his talk 'The Translation Turn in Contemporary American Fiction' at the Literature, Travel, Translation Symposium 2011.

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Professor John Drakakis - Universal Shakespeare

16:45 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Professor John Drakakis presents his talk 'Universal Shakespeare' at the Literature, Travel, Translation Symposium 2011.

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Dr Loredana Polezzi - Atlantic Crossings: Travel, Translation and Self-Translation

16:44 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Dr Loredana Polezzi presents her talk 'Atlantic crossings: Travel, Translation and Self-Translation' at the Literature, Travel, Translation Symposium 2011.

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Professor Michael Cronin - The Perpetual Ideal of Astonishment

16:42 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Professor Michael Cronin presents his talk 'The Perpetual Ideal of Astonishment - Translation, Local Sites and Global Ways' at the Literature, Travel, Translation Symposium 2011.

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Professor Vita Fortunati - The Seduction of Elsewhere in Travel and Utopian Literature

16:10 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Professor Vita Fortunati presents her talk 'The Seduction of Elsewhere in Travel and Utopian Literature' at the Literature, Travel, Translation Symposium 2011.

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Professor Harish Trivedi - Translating (?) ‘India’- Kipling, Forster and Rushdie

16:09 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Professor Harish Trivedi presents his talk 'Translating (?) India - Kipling, Forster and Rushdie' at the Literature, Travel, Translation Symposium 2011.

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Susan Bassnett - Reflections

16:07 Tue 13 Dec 2011

Susan Bassnett reflects on the Literature, Travel, Translation Symposium 2011.

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