The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 4 1790-1900 (Oxford History of Literary Translation in English)

Details of book

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA /
  • Publish date: April 4, 2006 /
  • ISBN-13: 9780199246236 /
  • Format: Hardcover /
  • Pages: 612 /
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  • Subjects: Literary studies: general, Translation & interpretation, Literary Criticism, Literature - Classics / Criticism, British Isles, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, English-speaking countries, History and criticism, Literature, Translating and interpreting, Translations into English /
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  • Language: eng /
  • Weight: 2.3 pounds /
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.2 x 2 inches /
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  • First sentence: In an essay of 1821, Thomas De Quincey insisted that English literature needed the stimulus of foreign literatures: So it is with the literatures of whatsoever land: unless crossed by some other of different breed, they all tend to superannuation. /
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In an essay of 1821, Thomas De Quincey insisted that English literature needed the stimulus of foreign literatures: So it is with the literatures of whatsoever land: unless crossed by some other of different breed, they all tend to superannuation.