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Title: Cultural Encounters in Translation from Arabic
Edited By: Said Faiq
Series Title: Topics in Translation

Translation is intercultural communication in its purest form. Its power in forming and/or deforming cultural identities has only recently been acknowledged, given the attention it deserves. The chapters in this unique volume assess translation from Arabic into other languages from different perspectives: the politics, economics, ethics, and poetics of translating from Arabic; a language often neglected in western mainstream translation studies.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597449
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 160
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95
U.K. £ 59.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597430
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 160
Prices: U.K. £ 19.95
U.S. $ 34.95