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After Babel aspects of language and translation by George Steiner

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Translating and interpreting,
  • Language and languages

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Steiner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP306 .S66 1975b
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 507 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages507
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5063600M
LC Control Number74029207

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Biblical Authority after Babel: Retrieving the Solas in a Spirit of Mere Protestant Christianity (Grand Rapids: Barzos Press, ) by Kevin J. Vanhoozer (BAB) was written to address such concerns and propose a way for the church to move beyond these criticisms.   In The Bible After Babel, noted biblical scholar John J. Collins considers the effect of the postmodern situation on biblical, primarily Old Testament, criticism over the last three decades. Engaging and even-handed, Collins begins by examining the quest of historical criticism to objectively establish a text’s basic meaning.3/5(1). When it first appeared in , After Babel created a sensation, quickly establishing itself as both a controversial and seminal study of literary theory. In the original edition, Steiner provided readers with the first systematic investigation since the eighteenth century of the phenomenology and processes of translation both inside and between languages/5(4). The Tower of Babel (Hebrew: מִגְדַּל בָּבֶל ‎, Migdal Bavel) narrative in Genesis –9 is an origin myth meant to explain why the world's peoples speak different languages.. According to the story, a united human race in the generations following the Great Flood, speaking a single language and migrating westward, comes to the land of Shinar (שִׁנְעָר).