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Simone de Beauvoir : „Druhé pohlaví“ – a kletba překladu

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Title in English Simone de Beauvoir : „The Second Sex“ – and the Curse of Translation


Year of publication 2019
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Filosofický časopis
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Keywords Simone de Beauvoir; translations; "The Second Sex"; feminism
Description The article deals with a Czech, a Slovak and two English translations of Simone de Beauvoir’s work The Second Sex (1949). A comparative analysis of the four translations of The Second Sex presents the choices made by different translators and illustrates the impact of the (incomplete and/or erroneous) translations on the general reception of Simone de Beauvoir’s work.
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