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Translation and the rise of inter-American literature

Author: Elizabeth Lowe; Earl E Fitz
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2007.
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Explains how stylistic and linguistic choices made by the translator can have a profound effect on how literary works are perceived by readers unfamiliar with a foreign language. They also point out ways in which the act of translation is critical to the discipline of comparative literature.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Lowe, Elizabeth, 1947-
Translation and the rise of inter-American literature.
Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, ©2007
(DLC) 2007027186
(OCoLC)154704875
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Lowe; Earl E Fitz
ISBN: 9780813037806 0813037808
OCLC Number: 742655274
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 224 pages)
Contents: An Inter-American approach to translation and its implications for the study of Latin American literature, reception theory, and the development of comparative literature as a discipline --
Translation and the liberation of Brazilian and Spanish American literature from the solitude of cultural ignorance and prejudice : the creation of a New World paradigm --
Urbanization and the evolution of contemporary Latin American literature into a hemispheric context : changing patterns of influence and reception --
Translation and the ontologies of cultural identity and aesthetic integrity in modern Brazilian and Spanish American narrative : some key texts --
Translating the voices of a globalized Latin American literature : The McOndo Revolution and the Crack Generation --
Gregory Rabassa : the translator's translator and the foundations of Inter-American literary study.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Lowe and Earl E. Fitz ; foreword by Ilan Stavans.

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Argues that the role of the translator is an essential part of the reception process among English-language readers. This work explains how stylistic and linguistic choices made by the translator can  Read more...

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"A welcome addition to the Latin Americanist's toolkit." - Adria Frizzi, University of Texas at Austin"

 
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