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The problem of translating "Jabberwocky" : the nonsense literature of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear and their Spanish translators

Author: Pilar Orero
Publisher: Lewiston, NY : Edwin Mellen Press, 2007.
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Offers an analysis of nonsense literature in translation, examining specifically the way in which the works of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear are conveyed and enjoyed by those of different linguistic,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orero, Pilar.
Problem of translating "Jabberwocky".
Lewiston, NY : Edwin Mellen Press, 2007
(OCoLC)760163540
Named Person: Lewis Carroll; Edward Lear
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pilar Orero
ISBN: 077345358X 9780773453586
OCLC Number: 124036257
Description: x, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword, by Juan Sager; Acknowledgements; The Origins and History of Nonsense; An Overview of the Critical Literature on Nonsense; Towards a Definition of Nonsense; The Corpus and the Methodology; Nonsense in the Translation of the "Jabberwocky"; The Translation of Limericks; The Function of Nonsense in Dialogue in the Alice Books; Varieties of Nonsense; Ways and Means of Translating Nonsense; Appendices; 1. Chronological Bibliography of Nonsense; 2. Chronological List of Alice Translations into Spanish; 3. Spanish Translations of Jabberwocky; 4. Ten Limericks by Edward Lear and their Spanish Translations; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Pilar Orero ; with a foreword by Juan Sager.
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"What then is the overall achievement of this study? It shows what well-established translators have actually done with specific nonsense words and situations in the Alice books. It has also Read more...

 
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