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Foreign Voices

Lessons from a Colonial Era Literature about Rendering Multilingual Dialogue

Foreign Voices( )
Author: Krüger, Bernard Botes
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation LLC
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.99
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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...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.57 Pounds

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