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(Re)visiting translation : linguistic and cultural issues across genres

Author: Paola Attolino
Publisher: Bern, Switzerland : Peter Lang AG, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The volume focuses on the shift from the traditional linguistic approach to translation to a multidisciplinary task. The analysis of translation in a variety of genres offers a wide opportunity to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paola Attolino
ISBN: 9783034316859 3034316852
OCLC Number: 933585122
Description: 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Contents: Paola Attolino/Linda Barone/Mikaela Cordisco/Mariagrazia De Meo: Linguistic and cultural issues in translation: new insights - Emilia Di Martino/Bruna Di Sabato: Going Local and hybrid: future perspectives in translation and translating - Paolo Donadio: Cognitive Linguistics meets Translation Studies: the case of intralingual rewording - Francesca Vigo: Elusiveness and ambiguity: the paradox of legal translation - Roberto Masone: Language appropriation and cultural elements: the limits of translation into Italian of Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh, Raja Rao's Kanthapura and Bharati Mukherjee's The Middleman And Other Stories - Paola Attolino: Licence to laugh: the Italian flavour of 007's humour - Linda Barone: The fall of the house of Poe: language, style and other issues in the translation of Edgar Allan Poe's short stories into Italian - Mariateresa Franza: The visible translator: Fabrizio De Andre translates Leonard Cohen - Iain Halliday: From La canzone del sole (1971) to The Sun Song (1977): more than textual problems in the translation of Battisti's pop anthem - Ambrogio De Santis: When translation struggles against language: the case of manner in English and Italian motion verbs - Carla De Pascale: Translating sociolects: linguistic stereotypes and cultural discrepancies - Eliza Doolittle revisited.
Responsibility: Paola Attolino, Linda Barone, Mikaela Cordisco & Mariagrazia De Meo (eds.).


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