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5th December, 2012

Some practical problems in translating literary texts

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5th December, 2012
6.30 - 8pm
Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, City University London, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB
Free, but booking required

Joyce Crick taught German at University College London for many years. Since her retirement she has translated a variety of texts, including Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams, which was awarded the Schlegel-Tieck prize for 2000, Grimms’ Fairy Tales, and Kafka’s stories.

In her lecture she will consider practical problems arising from translating these classic texts, in particular: Freud’s as hybrid texts, both technical and rhetorical; the Grimms’ as written versions of oral tales; Kafka’s as highly indeterminate literary texts.

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