24.5266, Books: Translation, Adaptation and Transformation: Raw (Ed)

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Subject: 24.5266, Books: Translation, Adaptation and Transformation: Raw (Ed)

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Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:13:43
From: Charlotte Rose [charlotte.rose at bloomsbury.com]
Subject: Translation, Adaptation and Transformation: Raw (Ed)

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Title: Translation, Adaptation and Transformation 
Series Title: Bloomsbury Advances in Translation  

Publication Year: 2013 
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
	   http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/
	

Book URL: http://bloomsbury.com/uk/translation-adaptation-and-transformation-9781472531292/ 


Editor: Laurence Raw

Electronic: ISBN:  9781441143488 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 74.99 Comment: PDF eBook
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Hardback: ISBN:  9781441108562 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Paperback: ISBN:  9781472531292 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 24.99


Abstract:

In recent years adaptation studies has established itself as a discipline in its own right, separate from translation studies. The bulk of its activity to date has been restricted to literature and film departments, focusing on questions of textual transfer and adaptation of text to film. It is however, much more interdisciplinary, and is not simply a case of transferring content from one medium to another. This collection furthers the research into exactly what the act of adaptation involves and whether it differs from other acts of textual rewriting.

In addition, the ‘cultural turn' in translation studies has prompted many scholars to consider adaptation as a form of inter-semiotic translation. But what does this mean, and how can we best theorize it? What are the semiotic systems that underlie translation and adaptation? Containing theoretical chapters and personal accounts of actual adaptations and translations, this is an original contribution to translation and adaptation studies which will appeal to researchers and graduate students. 



Linguistic Field(s): Semiotics
                     Translation


Written In: English  (eng)

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