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Moving Texts, Migrating People and Minority Languages

  • Michał Borodo
  • Juliane House
  • Wojciech Wachowski

Part of the New Frontiers in Translation Studies book series (NFTS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Translation, Minority Languages and Multilingualism

  3. Language, Translation and the Migrant Experience

  4. Texts, Concepts and People on the Move

About this book

Introduction

In an age of migration, in a world deeply divided through cultural differences and in the context of ongoing efforts to preserve national and regional traditions and identities, the issues of language and translation are becoming absolutely vital. At the heart of these complex, intercultural interactions are various types of agents, intermediaries and mediators, including translators, writers, artists, policy makers and publishers involved in the preservation or rejuvenation of literary and cultural repertoires, languages and identities. The major themes of this book include language and translation in the context of migration and diasporas, migrant experiences and identities, the translation from and into minority and lesser-used languages, but also, in a broader sense, the international circulation of texts, concepts and people. The volume offers a valuable resource for researchers in the field of translation studies, lecturers teaching translation at the university level and postgraduate students in translation studies. Further, it will benefit researchers in migration studies, linguistics, literary and cultural studies who are interested in learning how translation studies relates to other disciplines.

Keywords

Comparative Linguistics Translation Migration Minority Languages Identity Multiculturalism Border-crossing Migrating People Albanian-Austrian Hungarian-French Polish-English

Editors and affiliations

  • Michał Borodo
    • 1
  • Juliane House
    • 2
  • Wojciech Wachowski
    • 3
  1. 1.Kazimierz Wielki University BydgoszczPoland
  2. 2.University of Hamburg HamburgGermany
  3. 3.Kazimierz Wielki University BydgoszczPoland

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