The Translation of Fictive Dialogue

The Translation of Fictive Dialogue

eBook - 2012
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This volume presents a systematic overview of current research on the issues that arise when recreating and translating dialogue in works of fiction (including narrative, drama and film scripts). The central concept is that of fictive orality, a situational linguistic variety differing from spontaneous speech in various respects. Speech in fiction is the product of stylised recreation or evocation by an author. While realism and authenticity may be the most celebrated qualities, ultimately, the literary functions and the semiotic dimension of dialogue place significant constraints on the decis
Publisher: Amsterdam : Editions Rodopi, 2012
ISBN: 9789401207805
Characteristics: 1 online resource (307 p.)
Additional Contributors: Espunya, Anna


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