Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

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The concept of translation has become central to postcolonial theory in recent decades, offering as it does a useful metaphor or metonym for many of the processes explored within the framework of postcolonial studies. Translation proper, however, remains relatively underexplored and, in many postcolonial multilingual contexts, underexploited. Texts are often read in translation without much attention being paid to the inevitable differences that open up between an original and its translation(s), the figure of the ...

Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts 2013, Liverpool University Press, Liverpool

ISBN-13: 9781846318672

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