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Translation, power, subversion

Translation, power, subversion

Author: Román Álvarez Rodríguez; M Carmen África Vidal
Publisher: Clevendon Multilingual Matters cop. 1996.
Series: Topics in translation, 8
Edition/Format:   Print book   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats

The starting point of this book is the idea that language is not neutral and that, insofar as language is the translator's tool, the act of translating is not neutral either. Translating can never be  Read more...


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Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Román Álvarez Rodríguez; M Carmen África Vidal
ISBN: 1853593516 9781853593512 1853593508 9781853593505
OCLC Number: 431935413
Description: 157 p. 22 cm.
Contents: Translating - political act, R. Alvarez, M. Carmen-Africa Vidal; the meek or the mighty - reappraising the role of the translator, S. Bassnett; norms and the determination of translation - a theoretical framework, T. Hermans; culture-specific items in translation, J. Franco; the exotic space of cultural translation, O. Carbonell; translation and pragmatics, E. Alcaraz; translation, counter-culture and the 50s in the USA, E. Gentzler; translation and canon formation - nine decades of drama in the United States, A. Lefevere.
Series Title: Topics in translation, 8
Responsibility: edited by Román Álvarez and M. Carmen-África Vidal.


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