Translating contemporary Mexican texts

fidelity to alterity
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  • English
Peter Lang , New York
Spanish language -- Translating into English, Translating and interpreting -- Mexico, English language -- Influences on Spanish, Spanish language -- Foreign elements -- English, Languages in contact -- Mexico, Spanish literature -- Mexico -- Translations -- History and criticism, Code switching (Linguistics) -- M
StatementAnna Maria D"Amore.
SeriesBerkeley insights in linguistics and semiotics : v. 73
LC ClassificationsPC4498 .D36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23164939M
ISBN 139781433104992
LC Control Number2009005760

Translating Contemporary Mexican Texts: Fidelity to Alterity addresses an area of research that has received little if any attention in translation theory: the translation into English of contact neologisms and code-switching in Mexican Spanish.

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Translations into English Electronic books Translations Traductions anglaises: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Martínez, José Luis, Modern Mexican essay. [Toronto] University of Toronto Press [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File.

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Part of the Latin American Literature Series published by Dalkey Archive Press, Best of Contemporary Fiction contains both the English translations and the original Spanish; English on the right hand page, Spanish on the left.

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