Translating Women explores women in translation in many contexts, whether they are translators, authors, or characters. Together the contributors show that feminist theory can apply to translation in many new and unexplored ways and that it deserves the full attention of the discipline that helped it become internationally influential.
Luise von Flotow is director of the School of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Ottawa. She is the author or editor of several books, including The Third Shore: Women's Fiction from East Central Europe (Northwestern University Press, 2006) and translator of Everybody Talks about the Weather. We Don't! (Seven Stories Press, 2008) and Obsessed with Language (Guernica Editions, 2008).