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by Harish Trivedi
It is a pity that what Trivedi does so well in his own book gets transformed into a. .
H a r i s h T r i v e d i ' s h i g h l y l u c i d a n d r e a d a b l e Colonial Transactions: English Literature and India first a p p e a r e d i n I n d i a i n 1 9 9. 3 ( P a p y r u s, C a l c u t t a ) a n d has n o w b e e n p u b l i s h e d w i t h a n e w preface by M a n c h e s t e r U n i v e r . It is a pity that what Trivedi does so well in his own book gets transformed into a syllabus that does not really do the obvious: that is, move the teaching of literature from periods and literary histories to theory and interdisciplinarity. The last section is presented here by way of a debate with the author.
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The other two moments belong to the other end of the twentieth century, occurring as they did in the 1970s and the 1980s when two other bodies of literature from hitherto unregarded parts of the world were translated into English and caused a comparable sensation: from Latin America, and from the East European countries lying behind the Iron Curtain.
The essays in this book, by contributors from Britain, the US, Brazil, India and . All rights reserved 4 Susan Bassnett and Harish Trivedi.
The essays in this book, by contributors from Britain, the US, Brazil, India and Canada, explore new perspectives on translation in relation to post-colonial societies. No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilized in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter invented, including photocopying and recording, or in any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publishers. 4 Susan Bassnett and Harish Trivedi.
Trivedi, Harish Colonial Transactions: English Literature and India, Manchester, Manchester . Newmark, Peter About translation, Clevedon, Multilingual Matters, 1991. Geertz, Clifford The interpretation of cultures, New York, Basic Books, 1973. Even-Zohar, Itamar 1979.
India, with its colonial history and contemporary postcolonial culture, offers a rich site for the study of both influence and intertextuality. Through the rise of Orientalism, it was India which first exercised a literary influence on the West, an equation that was utterly reversed later through colonial intervention. Though some Indian critics have been only too keen to acclaim or denounce the influence of the West, the discriminating response of Indian writers offers more complex examples of both influence and intertextuality as forms of reception
Post-colonial Translation : Globalizing Literature? Purabi Panwar completed her Masters in English literature from . She has authored several books like India in the works of Kipling, Forester and Naipaul (Pencraft International 2000), A Monograph on .
Post-colonial Translation : Globalizing Literature? Purabi Panwar completed her Masters in English literature from University of Delhi, 1969. Presently she is a senior reader in English, College of Vocational studies, University of Delhi. Naipaul (Indira Gandhi National Open University, 2001), and . Naipaul: An Anthology of Recent Criticism (Pencraft International, 2003). Her interests are reading, traveling and meeting people.
Prof Trivedi posed a serious threat to the English canon through his pioneering work Colonial Transactions: English Literature and India in 1993. This threat has been growing ever since, duly aided and abetted by other postcolonial and translation studies scholars. The coming together of a bevy of the who's who of postcolonialism and translation studies to acknowledge Prof Trivedi's contribution two decades later in Ruth Vanita's festschrift is an ocular proof of what he unleashed upon the world of letters. He abandoned Virginia Woolf after PhD and courted Indian literature and.
Colonial Transactions: English Literature and India. Published by the Penguin Group. Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd, 11 Community Centre, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi 110 017, India. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993. Penguin Group (USA) In. 375 Hudson Street, New York, New York 10014, USA.