CFP: Literary Translation (11/15/04; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Ida Klitgård
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Call for Papers

Literary Translation

Special issue of Angles on the English-Speaking World

The Danish scholarly periodical of the English Department at Copenhagen
University, Angles on the English-Speaking World
(, now invites papers for a special
issue on 'Literary Translation' to be published in September 2006. The issue
will be guest-edited by Research Fellow Ida Klitgård of the Centre for
Translation Studies at Copenhagen University
( We welcome contributions on
a wide range of topics in literary translation from English into a foreign
language or vice versa, such as:

 definitions of literary translation
 theories of literary translation
 methodological research and teaching
 case studies of literary translation
 poetics of literary translation
 criticism of literary translation
 corpora in studies of literary translation
 cultural issues (e.g. globalisation, hybridity, postcolonialism,
 linguistic and stylistic issues (e.g. metaphor, metonymy, allusion,
sound and rhythm, repetition, motifs, narration, tone and voice)
 history of literary translation
 reception of literary translation
 reviewing literary translation

Articles must be between 4,000-5,000 words including notes and a list of
references. Examples from languages other than English must be
back-translated or glossed as appropriate.


15 November 2004 Deadline for submission of abstracts (500 words)
15 January 2005 Selected contributors notified of acceptance of abstracts
15 June 2005 Deadline for submission of papers
15 October 2005 Confirmation of acceptance of papers
1 December 2005 Deadline for submission of final versions of papers
September 2006 Publication

Contact details: Dr. Ida Klitgård, Institute of English, Germanic and
Romance Languages, Copenhagen University, 130 Njalsgade, DK-2300 Copenhagen
S., Denmark.

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