Posted by: Janine | September 7, 2009

Linguistics

Text is but a play
Translator but an actor
So RTFM

Yotam Benshalom

The University of Warwick

Dissertation Title: “Performing Translation: Theatrical theory and its relevance to textual transfer”
The metaphor “translators are like actors” is common but under-developed. My dissertation expands and analyses it by examining various acting theories and considering their possible uses in actual translation.

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