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The Task of the Interpreter: Text, Meaning, and Negotiation By Pol Vandevelde,

  • Title: The Task of the Interpreter: Text, Meaning, and Negotiation
  • Author: Pol Vandevelde
  • ISBN: 9780822942634
  • Page: 489
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Task of the Interpreter offers a new approach to what it means to interpret a text, and reconciles the possibility of multiple interpretations with the need to consider the author s intention Vandevelde argues that interpretation is both an act and an event It is an act in that interpreters, through the statements they make, implicitly commit themselves to justifyiThe Task of the Interpreter offers a new approach to what it means to interpret a text, and reconciles the possibility of multiple interpretations with the need to consider the author s intention Vandevelde argues that interpretation is both an act and an event It is an act in that interpreters, through the statements they make, implicitly commit themselves to justifying their positions, if prompted It is an event in that interpreters are situated in a cultural and historical framework and come to a text with questions, concerns, and methods of which they are not fully conscious These two aspects make interpretation a negotiation of meaning The Task of the Interpreter provides an interdisciplinary investigation of textual interpretation including biblical hermeneutics Gregory the Great s Homilies on Ezekiel , translation Homer s The Odyssey , and literary fictions Grass s Dog Years and Sabato s On Heroes and Tombs Vandevelde s philosophical discussion will appeal to theorists of both continental and analytical pragmatic traditions.
    The Task of the Interpreter Text Meaning and Negotiation The Task of the Interpreter offers a new approach to what it means to interpret a text and reconciles the possibility of multiple interpretations with the need to consider the author s intention Vand

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