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Laboratoire italien. Politique et société, n° 16/2015

Traductions politiques

Laboratoire italien

Political Translations

This issue of the journal Laboratoire italien questions the idea of "political translation". Based on a long experience of translation, it examines the assumptions, foundations and terms of realization of this experience. The question is therefore divided in two: how and why do we translate? To answer the question “how to translate?”, translators explain what act they performed by translating a particular text. Other articles answer the question “why to translate?” by reconstructing the process that led to the decision and the realization of a particular translation, by some translator or some publishing house, in a remote or recent past.