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Postcolonial Translation: Theory and Practice

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This outstanding collection brings together eminent contributors (from Britain, the US, Brazil, India and Canada) to examine crucial interconnections between postcolonial theory and translation studies. Examining the relationships between language and power across cultural boundaries, this collection reveals the vital role of translation in redefining the meanings of cultu ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published December 10th 1998 by Routledge
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I've read a few articles on the subject of postcolonial translation and have found the area to be interesting. I thought I'd delve a little deeper into the subject. This book is a collection of nine extended essays. My first criticism is that there is too much of an emphasis on postcolonial translation in India. Whereas, due to the nature of the Indian multilingual community and its relationship with the British Empire, I can see how it can be an important focus in postcolonial translation, I fe ...more
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Sep 09, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fascinating articles about the role translation plays in the domination of one culture over another.
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