Ni Loingsigh A (2019) Translation. In: Keywords for Travel Writing Studies: A Critical Glossary. London: Anthem Press, pp. 259-261. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvg5bsp2.92
The relevance of translation to practices of travel and travel writing cannot be overstated. Travel takes place in what Michael Cronin (2000, 156) terms ‘a world of language(s)’ where ‘linguistic exposure to others’ is difficult to avoid and invariably requires the traveller to reword cultural systems encountered. Judith Johnston (2016 , 2) also insists on a causal relationship between travel and translation, but for her translation triggers the journey rather than the other way around: ‘translation is another form of journey, literally the removal from one place or condition to another’. Anthony Pym’s (2010, 152) conclusion is perhaps most emphatic...
|Publication date online||22/04/2019|
|Place of publication||London|