Samuel Ödmann, 1750-1829
2014 (Swedish)In: Svenskt översättarlexikon / [ed] Lars Kleberg, Huddinge: Södertörns högskolebibliotek , 2014Chapter in book (Refereed)
Samuel Ödmann's (1750-1829) was a Linnean by affection, professor at Upsala University, theologian, writer of hymns, and armchair traveler stuck to his sick bed for four decades. Ödmann's production has a global reach: he translated among others Jacob Cook, William Bligh, Mungo Park, Robert Norris, John White, and John Gabriel Stedman, and took a special interest in Africa. I focus on his translational and colonial methods of acculturalization and his ways of popularizing his source texts through acts of paraphrasing and editing
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Huddinge: Södertörns högskolebibliotek , 2014.
Research subject Literature
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-85660OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-85660DiVA: diva2:694921
Publicerad 2014-02-062014-02-082014-02-082014-02-10Bibliographically approved