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Translators have their say?: translation and the power of agency

Khalifa, Abdel-Wahab 2014. Translators have their say?: translation and the power of agency. Representation - Transformation, Lit Verlag.

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Abstract

To address the idea of agency in translation is to highlight the interplay of power and ideology: what gets translated or not and why a text is translated is mainly a matter of exercising power or reflecting authority. The contributions in this book serve as an attempt to understand the complex nature of agency in terms of its relation to agents of translation; the role of translatorial agents and the way they exercise their agency in (de)constructing narratives of power and identity; and the influence of translatorial agency on the various processes of translation and hence on the final translation product as well. (Series: Reprasentation - Transformation. Representation - Transformation. Representation - Transformation. Translating across Cultures and Societies - Vol. 10) [Subject: Translation Studies, Linguistics]

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Edited Book
Status: Published
Schools: Modern Languages
Publisher: Lit Verlag
ISBN: 9783643905512
Funders: University of Graz, KU Leuven
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 29 November 2019
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2020 12:34
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/127254

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