Translation as a Blending of Cultures

@article{AbuMahfouz2008TranslationAA,
  title={Translation as a Blending of Cultures},
  author={Ahmad Abu-Mahfouz},
  journal={Journal of Translation},
  year={2008}
}
The aim of this paper is to consider translation as a blending of cultures. This paper argues that a translation will never be fair if something new has not been added to it. Therefore, a degree of cultural interface between two language groups (from English to Indian languages, i.e., Bengali, Marathi) is required for translating any text. This paper also describes translation philosophies from nineteenth century India, when the colonial agenda of translating indigenous texts was a part of a… 
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