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  • Lao She's Teahouse and its Two English Translations

    Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Grammar, 1st Edition

    By Bo Wang, Yuanyi Ma

    Lao She’s Teahouse and its Two English Translations: Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Linguistics provides an in depth application of SFL to the study of Chinese drama translation, and theoretically explores the interface between SFL and drama translation.  …

    Paperback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge

  • The Dark Side of Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Federico Italiano

    We tend to consider translation as something good, virtuous and bright, but it can also function as an instrument of concealment, silencing and misdirection—as something that darkens and obscures. Propaganda, misinformation, narratives of trauma and imagery of the enemy—to mention just a few of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-09 
    Routledge

  • Jin Ping Mei English Translations

    Texts, Paratexts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Lintao Qi

    This book investigates the English translations and adaptations of the sixteenth century classic Chinese novel Jin Ping Mei. Acclaimed the ‘No.1 Marvellous Book’ of the Ming dynasty, Jin Ping Mei was banned soon after its appearance, due to the inclusion of graphically explicit sexual descriptions.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Travel Writing in Dutch and German, 1790-1930

    Modernity, Regionality, Mobility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Martin, Lut Missinne, Beatrix van Dam

    This volume focuses on how travel writing contributed to cultural and intellectual exchange in and between the Dutch- and German-speaking regions from the 1790s to the twentieth-century interwar period. Drawing on a hitherto largely overlooked body of travelers whose work ranges across what is now…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange

    Early Modern to Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enza De Francisci, Chris Stamatakis

    This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Literary Agents in the Transatlantic Book Trade

    American Fiction, French Rights, and the Hoffman Agency, 1st Edition

    By Cécile Cottenet

    By way of a case study of one of the oldest French book agencies, Agence Hoffman, this book analyzes the role played by French literary agents in the importation of US fiction and literature into France in the years following World War II. It sheds light on the material conditions of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Birkett

    Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry is the first book-length study to compare responses to runic heritage in the literature of Anglo-Saxon England and medieval Iceland. The Anglo-Saxon runic script had already become the preserve of antiquarians at the time the majority of Old…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Translation and Multimodality

    Beyond Words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Boria, Ángeles Carreres, María Noriega-Sánchez, Marcus Tomalin

    Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words is one of the first books to explore how translation needs to be redefined and reconfigured in contexts where multiple modes of communication, such as writing, images, gesture, and music, occur simultaneously. Bringing together world-leading experts in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge

  • Translating Foreign Otherness

    Cross-Cultural Anxiety in Modern China, 1st Edition

    By Yifeng Sun

    This book explores the deep-rooted anxiety about foreign otherness manifest through translation in modern China in its endeavours to engage in cross-cultural exchanges. It offers to theorize and contextualize a related range of issues concerning translation practice in response to foreign otherness…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Translation and Style

    2nd Edition

    By Jean Boase-Beier

    Style plays a major role in the translation of literary as well as non-literary texts, and Translation and Style offers an updated survey of this highly interdisciplinary area of translation studies. Jean Boase-Beier examines a variety of disciplines and theoretical approaches including stylistics,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Translation Theories Explored

  • Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan Essays

    Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bhattacharyya

    This book provides a critical introduction and translation of fifty Śāntiniketan (Abode of Peace) essays written by Rabindranath Tagore between 1908 and 1914. It provides key insights into Tagore’s fundamental meditations on life, nature, religion, philosophy and the world at large. As the first of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Translation and Creativity

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Malmkjær

    Kirsten Malmkjær argues that translating can and should be considered a valuable art form. Examining notions of creativity and their relationship with translation and focusing on how the originality of translation is manifest in texts, the author explores a range of texts and their translations, in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge

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