Materials of the international conference on modern problems of the translation industry, issues of translation theory, practice, training of translators. The collection is intended for teachers of foreign languages and translation, interpreters, linguists and students, as well as for a wide range of researchers concerned with the theory and practice of translation, intercultural communication, problem teaching methods language and culture.
The article focuses on the translations of Georgian verse by Boris Pasternak, the publication of which became a very important milestone in the history of the Soviet literature of the 1930s. This research examines specifically the perception of these translations by various members of the contemporary literary establishment.
The paper focuses on the archival documents left after the editorial board of the collective volume “Tvorchestvo narodov SSSR”, published 1937 and 1938 to celebrate the anniversary of the October revolution. These documents allow to describe how the soviet politically engaged folklore texts were produced in the case when the “originals” were supposed to circulate in the minor languages of the Soviet Union. Basing on interlinear trots, translation drafts and editorial correspondence the paper revels some manipulation patterns whereby the editors homogenized different translation into poetics of the so called “Stalin’s folklore”
The article deals with the first English version of Derzhavin's ode «God», belonging to John Bowring. The comparative analysis of the original and translation using the close-reading technique helps to single out the transformations of Derzhavin's text. The author also makes an attempt to explain the character of each transformation and to show the mechanism of intercultural reception of works of art.