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" Unlike a work of literature, translation does not find itself in the center of the language forest but on the outside facing the wooded ridge; it calls into it without entering, aiming at that single spot where the echo is able to give, in its own language,... "
Studies in Hysteria - Page xxxv
by Sigmund Freud, Josef Breuer - 2004 - 315 pages
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Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature, Psychoanalysis, and History

Shoshana Felman, Dori Laub - Literary Collections - 1992 - 294 pages
...exile. "Unlike a work of literature," writes Benjamin, "translation does not find itself in the center of the language forest but on the outside facing the wooded ridge; it calls into it without entering."38 "What translation does," echoes de Man, "is that it implies — in bringing to light what...
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Rethinking Borders

John C. Welchman - Philosophy - 1996 - 208 pages
...rather than from the original itself. Unlike a work of literature, translation does not find itself in the centre of the language forest but on the outside...language, the reverberation of the work in the alien one.31 To translate is to negotiate with the double bind enmeshed in a positivist objectification or...
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Decadent Enchantments: The Revival of Gregorian Chant at Solesmes

Katherine Bergeron - Music - 1998 - 196 pages
...Benjamin's most suggestive image) reproduce an "echo": "A translation does not find itself in the center of the language forest but on the outside facing the...language, the reverberation of the work in the alien one."52 Benjamin no doubt caught these reverberations from Baudelaire himself.The image of an echo...
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Cinema Interval

Thi Minh-Ha Trinh - Performing Arts - 1999 - 274 pages
...potential to open oneself up to new realms of consciousness. Benjamin wrote about translation as aiming for that single spot where the echo is able to give, in its own language, the reverberation of the original work. Critical film work calls for critical reading, which requires that viewers activate...
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Emmanuel Levinas: The Problem of Ethical Metaphysics

Edith Wyschogrod - Philosophy - 2000 - 260 pages
...essay on the subject writes: "While a work of literary translation does not find itself in the center of the language forest but on the outside facing the...ridge, it calls into it without entering, aiming at this single spot where the echo is able to give, in its own language the reverbation of the work in...
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Lying Up a Nation: Race and Black Music

Ronald M. Radano - Music - 2003 - 417 pages
...version of an "afterlife." "Unlike a work of literature, translation does not find itself in the center of the language forest but on the outside facing the...it calls into it without entering, aiming at that spot where the echo is able to give, in its own language, the reverberation of the work in the alien...
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Rosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy

Peter Eli Gordon - Philosophy - 2003 - 328 pages
...Walter Benjamin argued, Ln like a work rifliterature, translation does not ftnd itself in the center of the language forest but on the outside facing the wooded ridge: il talls into it without entering, aiming at that single spot where the echo is able m give, in its...
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What is Political Theory?

Stephen K White, J Donald Moon - Political Science - 2004 - 222 pages
...echo of the original . . .Unlike a work of literature, translation does not find itself in the center of the language forest but on the outside facing the...own language, the reverberation of the work in the 104 alien one. Translation can be bad translation (mistranslation) but if it is understood as a process...
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Journeys to the Other Shore: Muslim and Western Travelers in Search of Knowledge

Roxanne Leslie Euben - History - 2006 - 313 pages
...of the original. . . . Unlike a work of literature, translation does not find itself in the center of the language forest but on the outside facing the...language, the reverberation of the work in the alien one.142 Translation can be bad translation — mistranslation — but if it is understood as a process...
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An Ornament for Jewels: Love Poems For The Lord of Gods, by Vedantadesika

Steven P. Hopkins - Religion - 2007 - 200 pages
...calling into the woods of the original languages "without entering"; they aim, in Benjamin's words, "at that single spot where the echo is able to give,...language, the reverberation of the work in the alien one."39 These are echoes, verbal reverberations, of the originals, and so are derivative, secondary,...
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