Module VII 5 Hrs
Introduction; Polysystem theory; Toury and descriptive translation studies; Chesterman’stranslation norms; Other models of descriptive translation studies: Lambert and van Gorpand the Manipulation School
Module VIII 5 Hrs
Varieties of cultural studies
Introduction; Translation as rewriting; Translation and gender; Postcolonial translationtheory; The ideologies of the theorists
Module IX 10 Hrs
Translating the foreign: the (in)visibility of translation
Introduction; Venuti: the cultural and political agenda of translation; Literary translators’accounts of their work; The power network of the publishing industry; Discussion of Venuti’s work; The reception and reviewing of translations
Module X 10 Hrs
Philosophical theories of translation
Introduction; Steiner’s hermeneutic motion; Ezra Pound and the energy of language; Thetask of the translator: Walter Benjamin; Deconstruction; Translation studies as aninterdiscipline; Introduction; Discipline, interdiscipline or sub-discipline?; Mary Snell-Hornby’s ‘integrated approach’; Interdisciplinary approachesNote: The course will use relevant texts as primary reading material.
Bassnett, Susan, and Harish Trivedi, eds.
Post-colonial Translation: Theory and Practice
. London: Routledge, 1999.Bassnett, Susan.
, London: Routledge, 1991.Das, Bijay Kumar.
The Horizon of Translation
. New Delhi: Atlantic, 1998.Gupta, R.S., ed.
. New Delhi: Creative Books, 1999.Kothari, Rita.
. Rev. ed. New Delhi: Foundation Books, 2006Mukherjee, Sujit.
Translation as Recovery
. Delhi: Pencraft, 2004.Mukherjee, Tutun, ed.
Translation: From Periphery to Centrestage
. New Delhi: Prestige,1998.
Munday, Jeremy Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications.London/New York: Routledge, 2001.
Nida, Eugene A.
The Theory and Practice of Translation
. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1982. Nida, Eugene A.
Toward a Science of Translating
. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1964 Nirajana, Tejaswini.
Siting Translation: History, Post-structuralism, and the Colonial Context
. Hyderabad: Orient Longman, 1992.Picken, Catriona, ed.
The Translator’s Handbook
ed. London: Aslib, 1989.