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Explores the various ways in which poetic and philosophical writing meet in texts by, and on, Paul Celan.
Explores key questions about translations and translators of South Asian Buddhist texts, past and present.
Explores the role of travel and translation in Brazilian literature and culture from the 1870s to the present.
Beyond the Troubled Water of Shifei
Offers the first focused study of the shifei debates of the Warring States period in ancient China and challenges the imposition of Western conceptual categories onto these debates.
A fascinating collection of essays and conversations on the changing nature of language.
Fundamentals of Comparative and Intercultural Philosophy
Discusses the conditions of possibility for intercultural and comparative philosophy, and for crosscultural communication at large.
Shipwrecked on a Traffic Island
A collection of Colette's best writings that have never before appeared in English.
First book-length collection of the work of the celebrated Israeli poet.
Birth and Death of the Housewife
First English translation of Paola Masino’s Nascita e morte della massaia, her most controversial novel that provoked Fascist censorship for its critical portrayal of marriage and motherhood.
The King's English
Shows how Alfred the Great's translations of Latin works exposed Anglo-Saxon elites to classical learning and Christian thought while bringing prestige to the king and his West Saxon dialect.
Hans-Georg Gadamer on Education, Poetry, and History
In these essays, appearing for the first time in English, Gadamer addresses practical questions about recent politics in Europe, about education and university reform, and about the role of poetry in ...
The fascinating process of translation in its many varieties is the subject of the essays in this book. Five of the essays discuss the theoretical aspects common to all works of translation. Other essays ...