ISP Lecture. Entangled Histories of Translation: German Ottoman Literary Relations across the 19th Century
Kristin Dickinson, assistant professor of German, U-M
Large-scale translation movements were central to the discursive production of both German and Turkish national-cultural identities prior to...
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