Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation by Tessa DwyerSpeaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation by Tessa Dwyer

Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

byTessa Dwyer

Hardcover | June 15, 2017

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Over 6000 different languages are used in the world today, but the conventions of "media speak" are far from universal and the complexities of translation are rarely acknowledged by the industry, audiences or scholars. Redressing this neglect, Speaking in Subtitles argues that the specificcontingencies of translation are vital to screen media's global storytelling. Looking at a range of examples, from silent era intertitling to contemporary crowdsourced subtitling, and from avant-garde dubbing to the increasing practice of "fansubbing", Tessa Dwyer proposes that screen media itselfis a fundamentally "translational" field.
Tessa Dwyer is Lecturer in Film and Screen Studies at Monash University, Melbourne and Vice-President of the journal Senses of Cinema (www.sensesofcinema.com). She has published widely on issues of language difference within screen media and is a member of inter-disciplinary research group Eye Tracking the Moving Image (ETMI). Her arti...
Title:Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen TranslationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:June 15, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474410944

ISBN - 13:9781474410946

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