Science Fiction in Translation

Perspectives on the Global Theory and Practice of Translation
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Science Fiction in Translation: Perspectives on the Global Theory and Practice of Translation focuses on the process of translation and its implications. The volume explores the translation of works of science fiction (SF) from one language to another and the translation of SF tropes, terms, and ideas of SF theory into cultures outside the West. Providing a comprehensive examination of the state of translation into English, the essays consider how representative the body of translated work of SF is from the source language/culture. It also considers the social, political, and economic choices in selecting a work to translate. The book illustrates the dramatic growth both in SF production outside the Anglosphere, the translation of works from other languages into English, and the practice of translating English-language SF into other languages. Altogether, the essays map the theory, practice, and business of SF translation around the world.

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ReiheStudies in Global Science Fiction
ISBN 9783030842109
Sprache Englisch
Ausgabe 1st ed. 2021
Erscheinungsdatum 09.12.2022
Umfang 359 Seiten
Genre Belletristik/Erzählende Literatur
Format Taschenbuch
Verlag Springer International Publishing
Herausgegeben von Ian Campbell