Translated people, translated texts : language and migration in contemporary African literature / Tina Steiner.

Author
Steiner, Tina [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Routledge, 2014.
Description
176 pages ; 24 cm

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Notes
Originally published 2009 by St. Jerome Publishing.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-166) and index.
Contents
  • 1. Mapping the terrain : defining cultural translation
  • 2. Strategic nostalgia, Islam and cultural translation in Leila Aboulela's The translator (1999) and Coloured lights (2001)
  • 3. Translation, knowledge and the reader in Jamal Mahjoub's Wings of dust (1994) and The carrier (1998)
  • 4. Mimicry or translation : storytelling and migrant identity in Abdulrazak Gurnah's Admiring silence (1996) and By the sea (2001)
  • 5. Ambivalent translation between individual and community Moyez Vassanji's No new land (1991) and Amriika (1999).
OCLC
1340475388
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