SOAS University of London

New book edited by SOAS scholar on translation and literature

30 March 2021

Dr Nana Sato-Rossberg, Head of the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics and Chair of the Centre for Translation Studies at SOAS University of London, has published a new edited volume 『翻訳と文学 (Translation and Literature)』 : 翻訳と文学 | みすず書房 (msz.co.jp). The volume explores translation as creation, identity-construction, the vehicle of world-literature and beyond.

A well-known author, poet and translator, Natsuki Ikezawa opens the book with a chapter on creative translations of classic Japanese literature into contemporary Japanese. Other contributors are Keijiro Suga (Meiji University), Hideto Tsuboi (International Centre for Japanese Studies), Akiko Uchiyama (Queensland University), Miki Sato (Sapporo University), Keisuke Hayashi (Hosei), Danae Shao (Nagoya University Foreign Studies), and Nana Sato-Rossberg.