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Translation and identity in the Americas : new directions in translation theory

Author: Edwin Gentzler
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Building on research from a variety of disciplines including cultural studies, linguistics, feminism and ethnic studies and including case studies from Brazil, Canada and the Caribbean, this book shows that translation is one of the primary means by which a culture is constructed: translation in the Americas is less something that happens between separate and distinct cultures and more something that is capable of
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Gentzler
ISBN: 9780415774512 0415774519 9780415774529 0415774527
OCLC Number: 141187901
Description: xvii, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : new definitions --
Multiculturalism in the United States --
Feminism and theater in (Quebec) Canada --
Cannibalism in Brazil --
The fictional turn in Latin America --
Border writing and the Caribbean --
Conclusion : new directions.
Responsibility: Edwin Gentzler.
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