Of mice and women: translating for dual readerships

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Title: Of mice and women: translating for dual readerships
Authors: Iliescu Gheorghiu, Catalina
Research Group/s: INTERCULTURALIDAD, COGNICIÓN, INTERPRETACIÓN, TRADUCCIÓN Y ORGANIZACIÓN de la interacción comunicativa (INCOGNITO) | Inglés Profesional y Académico (IPA)
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Traducción e Interpretación
Keywords: Cultureme | Dual readership | Imagology | Migration | Theatre translation
Knowledge Area: Traducción e Interpretación
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Editura Universităţii de Vest din Timişoara / Diacritic Timisoara
Citation: B.A.S. British and American Studies. 2020, 26: 201-210
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to discuss the translator’s decisions in the Spanish version of two plays by Romanian-born American writer Domnica Radulescu, which were conditioned by the presumed target readership duality (mainly Spanish, but also Romanian, first and second-generation diaspora). The first part of the analysis is based on Marco’s (2004) model, revealing a high degree of translator’s intervention in the culturemes’ referential and informative frames. The second part of the analysis delves into imagological categories (ethnotype, image) and their inherence in the translator’s decisions. This paper advocates scholarly observation of authors’ and translators’ priorities in contexts implying different imagological frames of host and diasporic target readerships.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/107587
ISSN: 1224-3086 (Print) | 2457-7715 (Online)
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: https://litere.uvt.ro/publicatii/BAS/index.htm
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