LINGUIST List 24.5266

Tue Dec 17 2013

Books: Translation, Adaptation and Transformation: Raw (Ed)

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>



Date: 16-Dec-2013
From: Charlotte Rose <charlotte.rosebloomsbury.com>
Subject: Translation, Adaptation and Transformation: Raw (Ed)
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Title: Translation, Adaptation and Transformation Series Title: Bloomsbury Advances in Translation Published: 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
                http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/

Book URL: http://bloomsbury.com/uk/translation-adaptation-and-transformation-9781472531292/

Editor: Laurence Raw Electronic: ISBN: 9781441143488 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 74.99 Comment: PDF eBook
Electronic: ISBN: 9781441157843 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 74.99 Comment: EPUB eBook
Hardback: ISBN: 9781441108562 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9781472531292 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 24.99
Abstract:

In recent years adaptation studies has established itself as a discipline in its own right, separate from translation studies. The bulk of its activity to date has been restricted to literature and film departments, focusing on questions of textual transfer and adaptation of text to film. It is however, much more interdisciplinary, and is not simply a case of transferring content from one medium to another. This collection furthers the research into exactly what the act of adaptation involves and whether it differs from other acts of textual rewriting.

In addition, the ‘cultural turn' in translation studies has prompted many scholars to consider adaptation as a form of inter-semiotic translation. But what does this mean, and how can we best theorize it? What are the semiotic systems that underlie translation and adaptation? Containing theoretical chapters and personal accounts of actual adaptations and translations, this is an original contribution to translation and adaptation studies which will appeal to researchers and graduate students.

Linguistic Field(s): Semiotics                             Translation
Written In: English (eng)

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