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LINGUIST List 19.1768

Tue Jun 03 2008

Books: Translation/Sociolinguistics: Gentzler

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        1.    Rachel Markowitz, Translation and Identity in the Americas: Gentzler


Message 1: Translation and Identity in the Americas: Gentzler
Date: 03-Jun-2008
From: Rachel Markowitz <Rachel.Markowitztaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Translation and Identity in the Americas: Gentzler
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Title: Translation and Identity in the Americas
Subtitle: New Directions in Translation Theory
Published: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledgelanguages.com/books/Translation-and-Identity-in-the-Americas-isbn9780415774529

Author: Edwin Gentzler
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415774512 Pages: 232 Price: U.S. $ 170.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415774529 Pages: 232 Price: U.S. $ 44.95
Abstract:

Building on research from disciplines including cultural studies,
linguistics, feminism and ethnic studies and including case studies from
Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean, this book shows that translation is one
of the primary means by which a culture is constructed.

Using a variety of texts and addressing minority and oppressed groups
within cultures, Translation and the Americas highlights by example the
cultural role translation policies play in a discriminatory process: the
consequences of which can be social marginalization, loss of identity and
psychological trauma.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
                            Translation

Written In: English (eng )

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