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LINGUIST List 24.5147

Fri Dec 13 2013

Books: Translation and the Accommodation of Diversity: Peeters, Prabhakara Rao (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Dec-2013
From: Laura Bally <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Translation and the Accommodation of Diversity: Peeters, Prabhakara Rao (Eds)
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Title: Translation and the Accommodation of Diversity
Subtitle: Indian and non-Indian Perspectives
Published: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?262651

Editor: Jean Peeters
Editor: Jandhyala Prabhakara Rao
Paperback: ISBN: 9783631626511 Pages: 149 Price: U.S. $ 36.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9783631626511 Pages: 149 Price: U.K. £ 22.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9783631626511 Pages: 149 Price: Europe EURO 28.00
Abstract:

Translation is rooted in diversity and its nature necessarily resides in accommodating differences of all sorts: lexical, textual, macrotextual, intertextual, individual, social, cultural, political, et cetera. This collection of papers, which deals with literature, poetry, hospital situations, minority languages, proverbs and so on, gives a good picture of how differences are accommodated in translation across languages but also across cultures. They form a good starting point for comparison between translation practices and translation approaches. They reveal how Indian and Western scholars perceive translation.

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Written In: English (eng)

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