The Hermes Complex : Philosophical Reflections on Translation

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The Hermes Complex : Philosophical Reflections on Translation

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Charles Le Blanc

When Hermes handed over to Apollo his finest invention, the lyre, in exchange for promotion to the status of messenger of the gods, he relinquished the creativity that gave life to his words.The trade-off proved frustrating: Hermes chafed under the obligation to deliver the ideas and words of others and resorted to all manner of ruses in order to a... More

Publisher University of Ottawa Press

Language English

Pages 133

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Size 808 kB