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Rewriting humour in comic books : cultural transfer and translation of aristophanic adaptations

Author: Dimitris Asimakoulas
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
Series: Palgrave studies in translating and interpreting.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines comic book adaptations of Aristophanes? plays in order to shed light on how and why humour travels across cultures and time. Forging links between modern languages, translation and the study of comics, it analyses the Greek originals and their English translations and offers a unique, language-led research agenda for cultural flows, and the systematic analysis of textual norms in a multimodal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Asimakoulas, Dimitris.
Rewriting humour in comic books.
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
(OCoLC)1105988348
Named Person: Aristophanes; Aristophanes.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dimitris Asimakoulas
ISBN: 9783030195267 3030195260
OCLC Number: 1108713051
Description: xix, 189 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction.Chapter 2: Rewriting.Chapter 3: Transition to comic book text. A different mode of engagement.Chapter 4: Towards a poetics of humour.Chapter 5: Repeated logic offenders: Comic Characters.Chapter 6: Concluding Remarks.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in translating and interpreting.
Responsibility: Dimitris Asimakoulas.

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It will appeal to students and scholars of Modern Languages, Translation Studies, Comics Studies, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature.  Read more...

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