Publication details [#10191]

Santoyo Mediavilla, Julio César. 2005. Autotraducciones: una perspectiva histórica [Self-translations: a historical perspective]. Meta 50 (3) : 858–867.
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In spite of today’s almost unanimous opinion on the subject (“Historically, few authors have dared to translate their own works”), a long tradition of self-translations runs through the history of the last millennium. It is enough to think of Tho. More, Du Bellay, Calvin, John Donne, Goldoni, Mistral, Tagore, Beckett, Aitmatov or Julian Green. A cultural and linguistic phenomenon which is increasingly frequent, it deserves much more attention than it has been received to this date. [Based on abstract in journal]
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