Translation as a Touchstone by Raji Narasimhan

By Raji Narasimhan

Translation as a Touchstone makes a speciality of translation as an artistic technique, the place Narasimhan proposes that translation is an artwork of highlighting the complicated dating that arises among languages, their cultures and sensibilities after they are located as a chief language and a aim language. the consequences of this proposition are far-reaching, as Narasimhan argues during this booklet. where of English in translation workouts in India is an implicit subject matter, the place translation is an act which consolidates the terrain among linguo-cultures.

English, as argued, is a touchstone language, and in a multi-cultural nation like India, this carry of English provides weight to the case for transliteration. With the examples of Vijay Tendulkar's performs and Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things, Narasimhan argues that transliteration not just can but additionally may still expand to wholesale incorporations of Indian language interludes into English translations. via a comparative learn of unique passages and words in literary texts besides their translated equivalents, she has a multi-pronged approach and has used, as technique, the comparative research method.

Though the objective language is a couple of in of the works mentioned within the essays—Samskara, through U. R. Ananthamurthy, and Chemmeen, via Tagazhi Sivasankara Pillai—Narasimhan contains a number of methods of the translations and doesn't concentrate on anyone language in isolation.

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