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Title Intimate enemies : translation in francophone contexts / edited by Kathryn Batchelor and Claire Bisdorff
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 264 pages) : illustrations
Series Francophone postcolonial studies. New series ; volume 4
Francophone postcolonial studies ; new ser., v. 4
Contents Introduction: Translation--formidable enemy or needed friend? / Kathryn Batchelor -- The translation market: publishing and distribution. Literary translation and language diversity in contemporary Africa / Moradewun Adejunmobi ; Translation and its others: postcolonial linguistic strategies of writers form the francophone Indian Ocean / Peter Hawkins ; Publishing francophone African literature in translation: towards a relational account of postcolonial book history / Ruth Bush ; Publishing, translation and truth / Audrey Small -- Writing and translating in practice. Intimate enemies: a conversation between an author and her translator / Maryse Condé and Richard Philcox ; Translation: spreading the wings of literature / Véronique Tadjo ; Translation--a listening art / Marjolijn de Jager ; Ananda Devi as writer and translator: in interview with Julia Waters / Ananda Devi and Julia Waters ; The Négraille's testament: translating Black-label / Kathleen Gyssels and Christine Pagnoulle ; Translating heterophony in Olive Senior's stories / Christine Raguet -- Translation challenges and new avenues in postcolonial translation theory. Subverting subversion? Translation practice and malpractice in the work of Patrick Chamoiseau / Carol Gilogley ; 'Un art de la fugue': translating Glissant's poetry, fiction and Prose d'idées / Claire Bisdorff ; Postcolonial intertextuality and translation explored through the work of Alain Mabanckou / Kathryn Batchelor ; Ananda Devi as transcolonial translator / Julia Waters ; Translation and current trends in African metropolitan literature / Paul Bandia
Summary The concept of translation has become central to postcolonial theory in recent decades. This volume draws together reflections by translators, authors and academics working across Africa, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean - areas where the linguistic legacies of French colonial operations are long-lasting and complex
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject French language -- Translating -- Social aspects
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- French.
Social conditions.
French colonies.
Français (langue) -- Traduction -- Aspect social.
Franska språket.
Översättning -- sociala aspekter.
France -- Colonies -- Social conditions
Form Electronic book
Author Batchelor, Kathryn
Bisdorff, Claire, 1981-
LC no. 2014431327
ISBN 9781846317996 (electronic bk.)
1846317991 (electronic bk.)