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Laurence Humphrey, Gabriel Harvey, and the place of personality in Renaissance translation theory

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Laurence Humphrey’s Interpretatio linguarum (1559) is the most extensive treatise on translation written during the Renaissance. This article offers the first reading of the Interpretatio in its original context, situating it within a mid-sixteenth-century debate that saw the Ciceronian controversy spread into translation theory. In 1540, Joachim Périon initiated this debate, and the article begins by exploring why Périon’s work was so provocative. Humphrey’s Interpretatio was intended as a r...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/res/hgx065

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, English Faculty
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Review of English Studies Journal website
Volume:
69
Issue:
288
Pages:
56–75
Publication date:
2017-06-26
Acceptance date:
2017-05-30
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EISSN:
1471-6968
ISSN:
0034-6551
Pubs id:
pubs:701385
URN:
uri:a346469a-1cdd-4656-9572-644920d7f192
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uuid:a346469a-1cdd-4656-9572-644920d7f192
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pubs:701385

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