24.4342, Books: Translation and Fantasy Literature in Taiwan: Chung

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Subject: 24.4342, Books: Translation and Fantasy Literature in Taiwan: Chung

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Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2013 12:15:07
From: Hattie Clarke [Hattie.Clarke at palgrave.com]
Subject: Translation and Fantasy Literature in Taiwan: Chung

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Title: Translation and Fantasy Literature in Taiwan 
Publication Year: 2013 
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
	   http://www.palgrave.com
	

Book URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=668095 


Author: Yu-Ling Chung

Hardback: ISBN:  9781137332776 Pages:  Price: U.K. £ 55


Abstract:

This book examines the rise in popularity of fantasy literature in Taiwan and
the crucial, but often invisible, role that translators have played in making
this genre widely available. Yu-Ling Chung applies Bourdieu's
habitus-capital-field framework to investigate the cultural phenomenon of the
upsurge of fantasy translations from 1998 onwards and covers topics such as
global fantasy fever, Chinese fantasy, game industry, the social status of
translators, and the sociological direction of translations studies. The book
particularly focuses on fantasy translators as human agents in terms of their
cultural and social influence.
 



Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
                     Translation


Written In: English  (eng)

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