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Wrocław, Poland

Translation, Interpretation

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Master's
Field of studies: German Studies
Language: PolishStudies in Polish
Subject area: languages
Kind of studies: full-time studies
University website: uni.wroc.pl/en/
Interpretation
Interpretation or interpreter may refer to:
Translation
Translation is the communication of the meaning of a source-language text by means of an equivalent target-language text. The English language draws a terminological distinction (not all languages do) between translating (a written text) and interpreting (oral or sign-language communication between users of different languages); under this distinction, translation can begin only after the appearance of writing within a language community.
Translation
No man is capable of translating poetry, who, besides a genius to that art, is not a master both of his author's language and of his own; nor must we understand the language only of the poet, but his particular turn of thoughts and expression, which are the characters that distinguish, and as it were individuate him from all other writers. When we are come thus far it is time to look into ourselves, to conform our genius to his, to give his thought either the same turn, if our tongue will bear it, or, if not, to vary but the dress, not to alter or destroy the substance.
John Dryden, Preface to Ovid's Epistles (1680).
Translation
Humour is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
Virginia Wolf, On Not Knowing Greek
Translation
A good poet is no more like himself in a dull translation than his carcass would be to his living body.
John Dryden, Preface to Sylvae, or the Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies (1685).
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