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Translation and identity

Author: Michael Cronin
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at how translation has played a crucial role in shaping debates about identity, language and cultural survival. Drawing on a range of materials from government reports to Shakespearean drama  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cronin
ISBN: 0415364655 9780415364652 0415364647 9780415364645
OCLC Number: 427540391
Description: 166 p.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Translation and the New Cosmopolitanism. Cosmopolitanism. Micro-Cosmopolitanism. City and Country. Global Hybrids. A Transnational History of Translation. Mutable Mobiles. Bottom-Up Localization. Loose Canons European Unions. 2. Translation and Immigration. Migration. Locale. Translational Assimilation. Translational Accommodation. Articulation. Extrinsic and Intrinsic Translation. Citizenship. 3. Interpreting Identity. Embodied Agency. The Interpreter's Testimony. Diplomats, Spies and Officials Metonymic Presence Judging Interpreters. Eloquence. Double Dealing. Forging the Nation. Metaphor and Relational Semantics. Metamorphosis. Actionable Intelligence. The Interpreter's Visibility. 4. The Future of Diversity. Bridge and Door. The Decline of Diversity Cultural Negentropy. Holograms. Emergence. Small Worlds and Weak Ties. Bibliography
Responsibility: Michael Cronin.
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'Everything he writes is interesting...This is a book which will be important for translation studies, as well as for contemporary cultural debates.' - Sherry Simon, Concordia University, Canada

 
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