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Foreign Voices - a book by Krger, Bernard Botes

Foreign Voices

Lessons from Colonial Era Literature about Rendering Multilingual Dialogue

Foreign Voices( )
Author: Krger, Bernard Botes
ISBN:978-1-4836-8927-2
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation LLC
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $3.99
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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 variety of...
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