English Translators and Translations

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ENGLISH TRANSLATORS AND TRANSLATIONS

A READING LIST

I
General Works:
PREFACE TO OVID'S EPISTLES, by John Dryden ( 1680)
--included, with other material concerning translation, in W. P. Ker's 2 volume edition of Dryden Essays, Oxford, 1926.
AN ESSAY ON TRANSLATED VERSE, by the Earl of Roscommon ( 1684; enlarged 1685).
ESSAY ON THE PRINCIPLES OF TRANSLATION, by A. F. Tytler (Lord Woodhouselee) ( 1791)
--included in Everyman's Library, 1907.
ON TRANSLATING HOMER, by Matthew Arnold ( 1861).
MODERN TRANSLATION, by E. S. Bates. Oxford ( 1936).
INTERTRAFFIC: STUDIES IN TRANSLATION, by E. S. Bates ( 1943).
ASPECTS OF TRANSLATION ( 1958)
--No. 2 in 'Studies in Communication' published by the Communication Research Centre, University College, London.
THE READER'S GUIDE, edited by W. Emrys Williams ( 1960)
--includes 'Classics in Translation' by E. V. Rieu, with special references to Penguin translations.
BOOKMAN'S MANUAL: A GUIDE TO LITERATURE, by B. Graham ( 9th ed. revised by H. Hoffman, New York, 1960)
--a standard handbook which includes numbers of translations by British and American translators.
THE ENGLISH BIBLE, A HISTORY OF TRANSLATIONS, by F. S. Bruce ( 1961)

II

A select alphabetical list of authors and translations, including the principal versions referred to in the text of the essay:

AESCHYLUS
WorksTranslated by L. Campbell, 1890
" Gilbert Murray, 1920-39
" Philip Vellacott, 1956 and 1961

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