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The World of Translation Conference

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The World of Translation Conference

Front cover of PEN American Center, The World of Translation, New York: PEN American Center, 1971. This book, which was written and published by the American Centre, contains an introduction by the American academic and translator Gregory Rabassa, who was an associate of the American Centre and PEN International’s Translation and Linguistic Rights Committee. The book comprises papers that were presented at The World of Translation, an international conference on literary translation that was organised by the Translation and Linguistic Rights Committee (then called the Committee on Translations) and held on 12 May 1970 in New York. This conference was the first of its kind to be conducted in the United States and still takes place today, with the American Centre celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020.

Conférence The World of Translation

Couverture de PEN American Centre, The World of Translation, New York: PEN American Center, 1971. Ce livre, écrit et publié par le Centre américain, contient une introduction du traducteur et homme de lettres Gregory Rabassa, qui était un associé du Centre américain et un adhérant du Comité de Traduction et Droits linguistiques de PEN International. Le livre comprend des articles qui furent présenté à la conférence internationale sur la traduction littéraire The World of Translation, organisée par le Comité de Traduction et Droits linguistiques (TLRC) et qui s'est tenue le 12 mai 1970, à New York. Cette conférence était la première du genre à avoir lieu aux États-Unis et a toujours lieu aujourd'hui, alors que le Centre américain célèbre le 50e anniversaire de la conférence.

Conferencia The World of Translation

Portada de PEN American Centre, The World of Translation, New York: PEN American Centre, 1971. El libro, escrito y publicado por el Centro Americano, contiene una introducción de Gregory Rabasa, académico y traductor norteamericano, que fue un asociado del Centro Americano y del Comité de Traducción y Derechos Lingüísticos de PEN Internacional. El libro incluye papeles que fueron presentados en The World of Translation, una conferencia internacional de traducción literaria organizada por el Comité de Traducción y Derechos Lingüísticos (entonces conocido como 'Comité de Traducción'), celebrada el 12 mayo de 1970, en Nueva York. Esta conferencia fue la primera de este tipo que se organizó en los Estados Unidos. La conferencia aún se celebra hoy, cumpliendo en 2020 su 50 aniversario.

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01/05/1971

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American Centre

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