Babylonian Deviations

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  • Irena Krasteva
  • Author:  Irena Krasteva
  • Year: 15-12-2016
  • Availability:  In Stock
  • Product Code:  1867-01
  • SKU: 03.0074
  • ISBN: 978-619-152-960-5
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The collapse of the Tower of Babel becomes a symbol of the loss of transparency between signs and things. Historical linguistics has long wrestled with the idea of a single original language. In the Middle Ages, and down to the 17th century, attempts were made to identify a living descendant of the Adamic language. The myth also promises reconciliation by driving the interaction with the other in all its possible manifestations: in misunderstandings and dialogue, in distraction and listening, in deviation and imitation, in unanimity and disagreement. Modern Babylonization indicate linguistic diversity and the freedom of everyone to choose which language to communicate in, and translation becomes not just a mediator of intercultural understanding but also a guarantor of the freedom of choice.

- Irena Krasteva

About the Author

Irena Krasteva

Irena Krasteva

Irena Krasteva teaches theory and practice of translation at the Department of Roman Studies at the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". Doctor of Semiology at the University of Paris 7 and Doctor... Read more

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Tags: Linguistics,Theory of Literature,Culturology,Philology

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Year 15-12-2016
Pages 280
Size 140/215 мм
Weight 0.2 kg
Cover Type Paperback
Genre Linguistics, Theory of Literature, Culturology, Philology

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