Book Chapter

Translation

Citation

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

Abstract
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 [2013], 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...

StatusPublished
Publication date31/12/2019
Publication date online22/04/2019
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/31465
PublisherAnthem Press
Place of publicationLondon
ISBN9781783089239
eISBN9781783089222