Year 2018, Volume 12, Issue 1-2, Pages 49 - 66 2018-12-28

The Endless Story of Giving Voice to the Other: Translating Poets Cyprian Norwid and Barbara Sadowska
Sessizleştirilmiş Öteki’ne Ses Verme Çabası: Cyprian Norwid and Barbara Sadowska Çevirisi Üzerine

Aleksandra Niemirycz [1]

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Exploiting the findings of hermeneutics, particularly Paul Ricoeur’s concept of “the domain of word,” the present study aims to investigate the role of translating poetry, which constitutes a task as creative as writing poems in one’s own language, though even more difficult, in understanding the Other. The author of this essay focuses her attention on just a few examples of poets and translators who either are eminent figures of Polish literature or have some connection with it, like Seamus Heaney, Sylvia Plath, Jakub Wujek, Jan Kochanowski, Czesław Miłosz, Cyprian Norwid and Barbara Sadowska. The author also shares some of her experience gained through struggling with difficulties she has encountered in her work on translations of poems by Cyprian Norwid, the nineteenth century Polish classic poet, and Barbara Sadowska, the poet who—like once neglected and forgotten Norwid who ultimately gained the strong posthumous recognition—should be saved from oblivion to which the communist censors consigned her as a writer. Thus, giving special attention to Barbara Sadowska, the great Polish poet who needs to be granted a place in the history of literature, the paper claims that translating Sadowska’s poetry may significantly contribute to understanding the reasons for silencing the Other and to placing her poetry in the main corpse of the Polish and world’s literary heritage by giving voice to her work.

Bu çalışmanın amacı, hermenötiğin (yorumbilim) bulgularından, özellikle de Paul Ricoeur’ün “sözün etki alanı” kavramından yola çıkarak, anadilde şiir yazmaktan çok daha zor ancak aynı düzeyde yaratıcılık gerektiren bir iş olan şiir çevirisinin, Öteki’ni anlamamızda üstlendiği rolü araştırmaktır. Bu makalede yazar, yalnızca Seamus Heaney, Sylvia Plath, Jakub Wujek, Jan Kochanowski, Czesław Miłosz, Cyprian Norwid ve Barbara Sadowska gibi Polonya edebiyatının önde gelen veya Polonya edebiyatına bir şekilde katkıda bulunmuş şair ve çevirmenler üzerinde yoğunlaşmıştır. Bunun yanı sıra yazar, Cyprian Norwid ve Barbara Sadowska’nın şiirlerini çevirirken karşılaştığı zorlukların kendisine kazandırdığı tecrübeleri paylaşmaktadır. Ondokuzuncu yüzyıl klasik Polonya edebiyatı şairlerinden olan Cyprian Norwid ve bir dönemler hak ettiği ilgiyi göremeyip unutulan Norwid gibi hak ettiği ilgiyi ancak ölümünün ardından görebilen Barbara Sadowska da benzer şekilde komünist dönemdeki sansürlerin karanlığından çekip çıkarılmalıdır. Bu nedenle makalede, edebiyat tarihinin el üstünde tutulması gereken kıymetli şairlerinden Barbara Sadowska’ye özel bir yer ayrılmıştır. Bu makale, Öteki’nin neden sessizleştirildiğini Sadowska çevirisi sayesinde anlayabileceğimizi ve çevirinin şaire ses vererek eserlerini Polonya ve Dünya edebiyatında ön plana çıkaracağını ileri sürmektedir.

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Orcid: 0000-0002-4380-7256
Author: Aleksandra Niemirycz
Institution: Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University
Country: Poland


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APA Niemirycz, A . (2018). The Endless Story of Giving Voice to the Other: Translating Poets Cyprian Norwid and Barbara Sadowska. Cankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 12 (1-2), 49-66. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/cankujhss/issue/42210/508033
MLA Niemirycz, A . "The Endless Story of Giving Voice to the Other: Translating Poets Cyprian Norwid and Barbara Sadowska". Cankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 12 (2018): 49-66 <http://dergipark.org.tr/cankujhss/issue/42210/508033>
Chicago Niemirycz, A . "The Endless Story of Giving Voice to the Other: Translating Poets Cyprian Norwid and Barbara Sadowska". Cankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 12 (2018): 49-66
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ISNAD Niemirycz, Aleksandra . "The Endless Story of Giving Voice to the Other: Translating Poets Cyprian Norwid and Barbara Sadowska". Cankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 12 / 1-2 (December 2018): 49-66.