Table of contents for The Oxford history of literary translation in English / edited by Stuart Gillespie and David Hopkins.

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Contents
General Editors' Preface viii
List of Contributors ix
Abbreviations x
Introduction 1
1. The Place of Translation in the Literary and Cultural Field, 1660-1790
1.1 Translation and Canon-Formation 7
Stuart Gillespie
1.2 Translation and Literary Innovation 21
Stuart Gillespie and Robin Sowerby
1.3 The Publishing and Readership of Translation 38
Stuart Gillespie and Penelope Wilson
2. Theories of Translation
2.1 Dryden and his Contemporaries 55
David Hopkins
2.2 The Eighteenth Century to Tytler 67
Louis Kelly
3. The Translator
3.1 The Translator's Trade 81
David Hopkins and Pat Rogers
3.2 Poetic Translators: An Overview 96
Penelope Wilson
3.3 Tobias Smollett: A Case Study 105
Leslie A. Chilton
3.4 Women Translators 111
Sarah Annes Brown
4. The Developing Corpus of Literary Translation 121
Stuart Gillespie
5. Classical Greek and Latin Literature
5.1 Epic 149
Robin Sowerby
5.2 Lyric, Pastoral, and Elegy 173
Penelope Wilson
5.3 Didactic Poetry 191
Paul Davis
5.4 Ovid 204
Garth Tissol
5.5 Roman Satire and Epigram 218
David Hopkins
5.6 Drama 241
Paulina Kewes
5.7 Moralists, Orators, and Literary Critics 253
Tom Winnifrith
5.8 Greek Historians 272
Tom Winnifrith
5.9 Latin Historians 281
Tom Winnifrith
5.10 Prose Fiction and Fable 291
Glyn Pursglove and Karina Williamson
6. French Literature
6.1 Poetry 309
Peter France
6.2 Drama 317
Paulina Kewes
6.3 Prose Fiction: Excluding Romance 328
Stephen Ahern
6.4 Prose Fiction: Courtly and Popular Romance 339
Jennifer Birkett
6.5 Fairy Tales, Fables, and Children's Literature 349
Penelope Brown
6.6 Moralists and Philosophers 361
Peter France
6.7 Literary Criticism 374
Philip Smallwood
6.8 Voltaire and Rousseau 381
Peter France
7. Other Modern European Literatures
7.1 Italian Literature 395
Richard Bates
7.2 Spanish Literature 406
Richard Hitchcock
7.3 Ossian, Primitivism, Celticism 416
Fiona Stafford
7.4 Chaucer and Other Earlier English Poetry 427
Tom Mason
8. Middle Eastern and Oriental Literature
8.1 The Birth of Orientalism: Sir William Jones 443
Clive Holes
8.2 Biblical Translation and Paraphrase 456
Donald Mackenzie
8.3 The Arabian Nights' Entertainments and Other 'Oriental' Tales 470
Robert Mack
9. Post-Classical Latin Literature 477
Robert Cummings
10. The Translators: Biographical Sketches 507
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Literature -- Translations into English -- History and criticism.
Translating and interpreting -- English-speaking countries.