Literary Translation: prices, samples and translators

Literary Translation

Literary Translation
Literary translation is the translation of creative works from one language to another, such as novels, poetry, plays, and other literary materials. The purpose of literary translation is to retain the original work's style, tone, and content while also making it accessible to readers who do not speak the original language.

Creative works that should be translated by literary professionals often include:

  • Novels are works of fiction or nonfiction that tell a story or explore a topic.
  • Poetry is defined as verse or prose that use language in a creative and expressive manner.
  • Plays: Scripts for theater shows that include dialogue and stage directions.
  • Short tales are short works of fiction that center on a single subject or incident.
  • Essays: Non-fiction works that explore a particular topic or theme.

Literary translation necessitates a thorough knowledge of the source language as well as the ability to portray its nuances and complexities in the target language. Literary translators must be able to capture the original work's tone, style, and voice while also making it accessible and entertaining for readers in the target language.

Literary translators must have a good understanding of the cultural background and literary traditions of both the source and destination languages, in addition to linguistic skills. This enables writers to portray the cultural allusions and literary methods utilized in the original piece correctly.


  • Prices for
    Literary Translation

    English » Turkish: 0.06875 USD
    Turkish » English: 0.06875 USD

    Click here to browse our prices in other languages and areas of expertise.

    The translation price is calculated based on the word count in the target text. Factors such as subject, length, and tightness of deadline may affect the final price. We provide translations in the field of Literary Translation with a total of 40 translators and a daily translation capacity of approximately 750,000 characters.

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Our Literary Translators

Some of our translators who do literary translations are listed below. You can view the qualifications of our translators on their profile pages and choose an appropriate translator for your translations.

Name Languages Education Information Capacity (characters per day)
M.SÜMEYRA T. 1252 Turkish « » Persian Istanbul University - Persian Language and Literature 15000
GÜLBEYAZ S. 1057 Turkish « » French Selcuk University - French Language and Literature 5000
AYÇA T. 1299 English « » Turkish Galatasaray University - Comparative Linguistics and Applied Foreign Languages/French Language and Literature 10000
ÖZLEM T. 1958 English « » Turkish Anatolian University - Russian Language and Literature 37500
AHMED İ. 2322 Turkish « » Arabic Sohac University - Turkish language and literature 7000

Literary Translation Samples

  • Korean Turkish Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 298
    • Title: lumpy old boy tale
    • Language pair:
      [Korean » Turkish]
  • Korean Turkish Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 289
    • Title: 눈 내리는 밤 / Snowy...
    • Language pair:
      [Korean » Turkish]
  • Turkish French Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 189
    • Title: Street Haunting: A London...
    • Language pair:
      [Turkish » French]
  • Korean Turkish Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 301
    • Title: DRIED FLOWER
    • Language pair:
      [Korean » Turkish]
  • English Turkish Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 130
    • Title: LITERATURE TRANSLATION
    • Language pair:
      [English » Turkish]
  • Russian Turkish Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 160
    • Title: Festival History
    • Language pair:
      [Russian » Turkish]
  • German Turkish Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 178
    • Title: Hugo von Hofmannsthal:...
    • Language pair:
      [German » Turkish]
  • German Turkish Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 48
    • Title: Top Dogs - Urs Widmer
    • Language pair:
      [German » Turkish]
  • English Turkish Literary Translation Çeviri Örneği - 136
    • Title: From Exodus
    • Language pair:
      [English » Turkish]