Hossein Pirnajmuddin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Hossein Pirnajmuddin plays a role.


Mirsafian, Leila, Hossein Pirnajmuddin and Dariush Nejadansari 2021 Estimating literary translators’ earnings penalty: A cultural economics approach to translator studiesTarget 33:3, pp. 436–463
Seeking to fill the gap in economics-related research in the subfield of translator studies, this article aims to identify the best approach to estimate the earnings penalty and forgone income of Iranian professional literary translators. The data were collected through interviews with 118 Iranian… read more | Article
This article traces the textual elaboration and expansion of dreams as embedded narratives in J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians (1980). Drawing on Marie-Laure Ryan’s modal system, the objective is to lay bare Coetzee’s staging of the possibility of encountering the other in the world of… read more | Article
Saei Dibavar, Sara, Pyeaam Abbasi and Hossein Pirnajmuddin 2019 Closure in J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace: A cognitive approachEnglish Text Construction 12:1, pp. 1–28
This article explores the politics of J. M. Coetzee’s writing style in Disgrace. Drawing on Marie-Laure Ryan’s theory of textual universe and Barbara Dancygier’s narrative space construction strategies, we argue that Coetzee’s narrative is set up to expose David Lurie’s deliberately distorted… read more | Article
Moradi-Joz, Rasool and Hossein Pirnajmuddin 2018 Benjamin and Borges: Reflections on afterlife and translationBabel 64:1, pp. 63–80
Borges’ works deconstruct the time lag conceived in the binaries such as the work’s production vs. its criticism, the original text vs. its translation, the source text vs. the derivative nature of the target text, and reality vs. fiction. Benjamin, as Borges’ near contemporary, echoes rather the… read more | Article