CULTURAL IDENTITY AND TRADITION IN TRANSLATION

Posted On Jul 27 2012 by

In the broad field of Cultural Studies, there has been a growing interest in the interrelationship between culture and identity. It is an established fact that, in the era of globalization and secularization, when people are assaulted by anti-traditional ideologies, the traditional values seem to be eroded. Translation as an act of cross-cultural communication attempts to establish, on the one hand, mediation between the traditional values of each culture and, a bond between the cultures involved, on the other hand. The translator must be faithful to the tradition from which he translates, to the language into which he translates and …