Lessons from a Colonial Era Literature about Rendering Multilingual Dialogue
||Krüger, Bernard Botes|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Xlibris Corporation LLC|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.99|
| Book Description: |
"Today's fiction is increasingly populated by multilingual urban societies in all their rich cultural variety," contends Bernard Botes Krüger, making a persuasive case that "readers need to 'hear' authentic sounding dialogue from the mouths of foreign-language characters-something which mere translations into standard English can never adequately accomplish." The concept of foreign-language dialogue in fiction is not new; many accomplished authors of the past have used a...