This course is an introduction to literary translation criticism. It aims to familiarize students with different translation quality assessment criteria and evaluation models. Students are invited to engage in the discussion, analysis, and evaluation of multiple translations of (English and Greek) texts from different literary genres (prose, poetry, and drama) through a comparative and contrastive approach. Students will also become acquainted with concepts from comparative literature, literary criticism, reception theory, stylistics, the literary hermeneutics and aesthetics of texts.
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
By the end of the course students are expected:
Assessment (spring semester 2023)
Continuous assessment - final exam