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Textual Travels

Theory and Practice of Translation in India, 1st Edition

By Mini Chandran, Suchitra Mathur

Routledge India

198 pages

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This book presents a comprehensive account of the theory and practice of translation in India in combining both its functional and literary aspects. It explores how the cultural politics of globalization is played out most powerfully in the realm of popular culture, and especially the role of translation in its practical facets, ranging from the fields of literature and publishing to media and sports.

Table of Contents

Foreword Supriya Chaudhuri. Editors’ Introduction. 1. Translation Theory: An Indian Perspective G. N. Devy 2. Self-Translation as Self-Righting: O.V. Vijayan’s The Legends of Khasak Chitra Panikkar 3. Singarevva and the Palace: Translation across Genre Vijaya Guttal 4. Graphic Adaptations/Textual Negotiations: Reading Feluda in English Suchitra Mathur 5. On Adapting the Popular Meena Pillai 6. Othello’s Trave(ai)ls: The Ways of Adaptation, Appropriation and Unlimited Intertextuality K. M. Sherriff 7. In the Marketplace: Publication of Translations in Regional Indian Languages Mini Chandran 8. Scripting Language, Scripting Translation Sowmya Dechamma 9. Of ‘Breaks’ and Continuities: TV Advertisements as Multimodal Translations Nikhila H. 10. Cricket, IPL and Cultural Mobility: The New Cosmopolitan Idiom of Sport Pramod Nayar. Bibliography. About the Editors. Notes on Contributors. Index

About the Authors

Mini Chandran is Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Suchitra Mathur is Associate Professor of English in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN023000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC022000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General