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Friedrich Schleiermacher - TRANSLATIONiSTA
I sometimes get asked what I consider the most important theoretical text ever written about translation, and I invariably reply: Friedrich Schleiermacher’s “On The Different Methods of Translating.” This treatise, composed in German (“Über die verschiedenen Methoden des Übersetzens”), was first presented as a series of lectures at the Prussian Academy of Sciences in 1813 …