By Stefanie Stockhorst

Provided that the dissemination of enlightened notion in Europe was once ordinarily effected via translations, the current selection of essays makes a speciality of how its cultural variation happened in quite a few nationwide contexts. For the 1st time, the theoretical version of 'cultural move' (Espagne/Werner) is utilized to the eighteenth century: The intercultural dynamics of the Enlightenment develop into occur within the transformation approach among the unique and aim cultures, be it when it comes to acculturation, inventive enhancement, or false impression. leading to shifts of that means, translations provide a key not only to modern translation perform yet to the discursive community of the eu Enlightenment quite often. The case reports united right here discover either how translations contributed to the transnational standardisation of sure key thoughts, values and texts, and the way they replicate nationwide necessities of enlightened discourses. for that reason, the quantity contributes to Enlightenment reviews, at the least up to to old translation reviews.

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