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Author Braga Riera, Jorge.

Title Classical Spanish drama in Restoration English (1660-1700) / Jorge Braga Riera
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 330 pages)
Series Benjamins translation library, 0929-7316 ; v. 85. EST suberies
Benjamins translation library ; v. 85
Benjamins translation library. EST subseries.
Contents Classical Spanish Drama in Restoration English (1660-1700); Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Background; On drama translation; The translation of the Spanish classics in Restoration England; Spanish comedias in English translation; Translators and translations; Extralinguistic factors; Culture; The translation of the typical comedia motifs; The Comedia revisited; References; Index; The series Benjamins Translation Library
Summary From 1660 to c 1700, England set her eyes on Spain and on the seventeenth-century Spanish comedy of intrigue with an aim to import new plots and characters that might appeal to the Anglo-Saxon audience. As a consequence, Hispanic drama in translation enjoyed a period of relative popularity never to be repeated until the turn of the twenty-first century. By analysing a corpus of translated classical Spanish plays intended for performance, this book aims to show the strategies chosen by the translators concerned. Hence, many aspects present in the source texts are naturalized in order to meet th
Notes Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Universidad de Oviedo, 2006
Originally presented as: La traducción al inglés en el siglo XVII : las comedias del Siglo de Oro español (University of Oviedo, 2006)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Spanish drama -- Translations into English -- History and criticism.
Spanish language -- Translating into English -- History.
Translating and interpreting -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009021989
ISBN 1282312200
9027224293 (alk. paper)
9027289050 (electronic bk.)
9789027224293 (alk. paper)
9789027289056 (electronic bk.)