Ethos, Ethics and Translation: Toward a Community of Destinies

@inproceedings{Gouanvic2001EthosEA,
  title={Ethos, Ethics and Translation: Toward a Community of Destinies},
  author={Jean Marc Gouanvic},
  year={2001}
}
AbstractAntoine Berman’s theory of translation ethics is open to criticism in terms of Pierre Bourdieu’s analysis of symbolic productions. To understand the general ethics of translation, our scope should be wide enough to include both lowbrow and highbrow genres. If ethics is then situated in the significance of translated texts compared with the significance of their source texts, it must be based on a construction of potential homologies or a ‘community of destinies’. Here a case of… CONTINUE READING