Cultural encounters in translation from Arabic
Translation is intercultural communication in its purest form. Its power in forming and/or deforming cultural identities has only recently been acknowledged, given the attention it deserves. The chapters in this unique volume assess translation from Arabic into other languages from different perspectives: the politics, economics, ethics, and poetics of translating from Arabic; a language often neglected in western mainstream translation studies.
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The Cultural Context of Translating Arabic Literature
Autobiography Modernity and Translation
Translating Islamist Discourse
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