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Translation and conflict : a narrative account

Author: Mona Baker
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"As political conflict is increasingly played out in the international arena, the role of translators and interpreters, as participants in this environment, is a key concern for us all. Translation and Conflict: A Narrative Account draws on narrative theory, and examples from historical as well as contemporary conflicts, to examine how translation functions in the context of conflict and violence. Mona Baker argues  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mona Baker
ISBN: 041538396X 9780415383967 0415383951 9780415383950
OCLC Number: 61309350
Description: xiv, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introducing narrative theory --
A typology of narrative --
Understanding how narratives work: features of narrativity I --
Understanding how narratives work: features of narrativity II --
Framing narratives in translation --
Assessing narratives: the narrative paradigm.
Responsibility: Mona Baker.
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Provides an exploration of the importance of the role of translators and interpreters to the political process. This book shows how the narrative location of the source text is maintained, undermined  Read more...


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'... a compelling account and an intellectually honest enquiry into the issues involved in handling competing narratives, of vital interest not only to translators and translation theorists but also Read more...

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