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Speaking in subtitles : revaluing screen translation

Author: Tessa Dwyer
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over 6000 different languages are used in the world today, but the conventions of media speak are far from universal and the complexities of translation are rarely acknowledged by the industry, audiences or scholars. Redressing this neglect, Speaking in Subtitles argues that the specific contingencies of translation are vital to screen media's global storytelling. Looking at a range of examples, from silent era  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dwyer, Tessa.
Speaking in subtitles.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2017]
(OCoLC)959591948
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Dwyer
ISBN: 9781474410953 1474410952 9781474410960 1474410960
OCLC Number: 1002303681
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 228 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Part I. Devaluation and deconstruction --
Sub/dub wars: attitudes to screen translation --
Vanishing subtitles: the invisible cinema (1970-4) --
Dubbing undone: Can dialectics break bricks? (1973) --
Part II. Errant and emergent practices --
Media piracy, censorship and misuse --
Fansubbing and abuse: anime and beyond --
Streaming, subbing, sharing: Viki Global TV --
Conclusion: error screens.
Responsibility: Tessa Dwyer.

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Over 6000 different languages are used in the world today, but the conventions of media speak are far from universal and the complexities of translation are rarely acknowledged, audiences or  Read more...

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