Importance Of Literary Translation

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Part one: Introduction Translation in General: Translation is considered a method of communication. It helps people to communicate all over the world without wasting time or efforts. This communication is achieved by translating texts from different countries and languages. Translation plays a great role in bridging the gaps between the different cultures and nations.Translation plays vital role in understanding among diverse cultures and nations. Literary translation helps these different cultures reach a compromise. Literary translations in particular help these different nations reach a universal culture on a common ground. Hassan (2011) notes that literary translation is a type of translation which is distinguished from translation in general. A literary translation must reflect the imaginative, intellectual and intuitive writing of the author. (p.12). Framing…show more content…
These parameters seek to make ideas closer to the other culture and to be understood easily by all readers or listeners. Translation plays an important role in the creation of literary texts and it is central to one understanding of them. Thus this research focuses on literary translation that, language has more than a communicative, or social and connective purpose. Gouadec(2007) defines the meaning of translation in particular literary translation through his perspective " Literary Translation is the translation of any kind of fictional work, including prose narratives, drama and poetry"(p.46).The translator believes that literary translation often requires particular talents such as sensitivity, creativeness and aesthetic feeling. Translators are language professionals so any translator has a role no less important than anyone who concerns with language and
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