The Translation Peculiarities of the Ancient Ukrainian Monument «On the Campaign of Igor» by American Researchers Jack Haney and Eric Dahl

Ilona Kostikova, Yuliia Вozhko, Tetiana Razumenko, Evdokiya Goloborodko
2020 Revista Amazonía investiga  
The article analyzes some peculiar features in the English translation of the glorious Ukrainian literary monument «On the Campaign of Igor» («Slovo o polku Igoreve») by the famous American researches Jack Haney and Eric Dahl. It also considers the various publications and translations of the work in English, taking into account the Ukrainian monument translation. It is stated that in America there are very few works published by the scholars on this issue. It is connected not with the lack of
more » ... t with the lack of interest in «On the Campaign of Igor», but it is due to the work complexity with the poem, the problems of translation, and the presence of «confusing selections», as well as unawareness of the political, economic, and everyday situation of those times. It is obvious that the American textbook «On the Campaign of Igor» is a classical scientific English-language edition containing the poem text, explanations, and key aspects. It allows American students not only to study the text of the ancient Ukrainian monument in the original language, but also learn about the historical and literary situation of those times as the Americans imagine it.
doi:10.34069/ai/2020.28.04.59 fatcat:utlhcb4vv5e6zcb2nnp7sotxey