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Translation into English: Problems and Prospects ?>

Translation into English: Problems and Prospects

Dr. Nilima Jha & Md. Eakub Ali Abstract: Translation is an intimate act of changing a work originally written in one language belonging to a certain culture into a different language belonging to another culture, retaining the nearest possible sense. The art of translation deals not merely with the act of changing the literal sense of the source language into the target language but of changing also the feeling, thought and character of the work, so that the finished translation…

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Translation into English and Challenges before a Translator: A Study with Special Reference to Bhabendra Nath Saikia’s The Hour before Dawn ?>

Translation into English and Challenges before a Translator: A Study with Special Reference to Bhabendra Nath Saikia’s The Hour before Dawn

Md. Eakub Ali Abstract: Translation is concerned with communication of meaning and it has to do with linguistics as well as culture. The challenges before a translator are many. Finding an equivalent between the two texts is the aim of the translator. The translator’s concern with the literary text as made up of a language is not simple because the text also has words charged with memory, associations, and literary echoes. A total translation is regarded as a myth. Cicero’s…

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Indian Writings in English Translation: A Study of Historical Perspective ?>

Indian Writings in English Translation: A Study of Historical Perspective

Md. Eakub Ali. Abstract: Translation is a basic human activity to convey something said in one language in another. It is a practice of changing a work originally written in one language belonging to a certain culture into a different language belonging to another culture. The practice of translation is as old as the human civilization. India is a multi-lingual and multi-cultural country. In this country translation works have been an integral part of Indian literature since the pre-Christian times…

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