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Lost and found in translation : contemporary ethnic American writing and the politics of language diversity

Author: Martha J Cutter
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the trope of translation in twenty English-language novels and autobiographies by contemporary ethnic American writers. This book argues that these works advocate a politics of language  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cutter, Martha J.
Lost and found in translation.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)633178718
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha J Cutter
ISBN: 0807829773 9780807829776 0807856371 9780807856376
OCLC Number: 60651073
Description: viii, 326 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: An impossible necessity : translation and the re-creation of linguistic and cultural identities in the works of David Wong Louie, Fae Myenne Ng, and Maxine Hong Kingston --
Finding a "home" in translation : John Okada's No-no boy and Cynthia Kadohata's The floating world --
Translation as revelation : the task of the translator in the fiction of N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Marmon Silko, Susan Power, and Sherman Alexie --
Learnin--and not learnin--to speak the King's English : intralingual translation in the fiction of Toni Morrison, Danzy Senna, Sherley Anne Williams, and A.J. Verdelle --
The reader as translator : interlingual voice in the writing of Richard Rodriguez, Nash Candelaria, Cherríe Moraga, and Abelardo Delgado --
Cultural translation and multilingualism in and out of textual worlds.
Responsibility: Martha J. Cutter.
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