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Translating Egypt's revolution : the language of Tahrir

Author: Samia Mehrez; Adam el-Sehemy
Publisher: Cairo, Egypt ; New York, New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2012. ©2012
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This interdisciplinary collective project is the culmination of research and translation work conducted by AUC students of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to witness Egypt's ongoing revolution. This historic event has produced an unprecedented proliferation of political and cultural documents and materials, whether written, oral, or visual. Given their range, different linguistic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Translating Egypt's revolution: the language of Tahrir.
Cairo, Egypt : New York, New York : The American University in Cairo Press, ©2012
xv, 324 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samia Mehrez; Adam el-Sehemy
ISBN: 9781617975363 1617975362 9781617971303 1617971308
OCLC Number: 893685777
Description: 1 online resource (341 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: edited by Samia Mehrez ; designed by Adam el-Sehemy.

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This interdisciplinary collective project is the culmination of research and translation work conducted by AUC students of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to witness Egypt's ongoing revolution. This historic event has produced an unprecedented proliferation of political and cultural documents and materials, whether written, oral, or visual. Given their range, different linguistic registers, and referential worlds, these documents present a great challenge to any translator.

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