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Iberian and Translation Studies: Literary Contact Zones

Esther Gimeno Ugalde, Marta Pacheco Pinto, and Ângela Fernandes


Iberian and Translation Studies: Literary Contact Zones offers fertile reflection on the dynamics of linguistic diversity and multifaceted literary translation flows taking place across the Iberian Peninsula. Drawing on cutting-edge theoretical perspectives from a comparative standpoint and on a historically diverse body of case studies, the volume’s sixteen chapters explore the key role of translation in shaping interliterary relations and cultural identities within Iberia. Mary Louise Pratt’s contact zone metaphor is used as an overarching concept to approach Iberia as a translation(al) spac ... More

Keywords: Iberian studies, Translation studies, Comparative literature, Contact zones, Iberian Peninsula

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Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781800856905
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800856905.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Esther Gimeno Ugalde, editor

Marta Pacheco Pinto, editor

Ângela Fernandes, editor

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Introducing Iberian Translation Studies as a Literary Contact Zone

Esther Gimeno Ugalde, Marta Pacheco Pinto, and Ângela Fernandes

Part I Iberian and Translation Studies: Theoretical Contact Zones

Part II Fluid Contact Zones: Indirect Translation, Self-Translation, Intersemiotic Translation

Part III Iberian Contact Zones: Crossing Times and Genres

Chapter Fourteen The Nutcrackers: Iberian Variations on a Short Farce

José Pedro Sousa and Andresa Fresta Marques

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