Translating Audio Description Scripts: Translation as a New Strategy of Creating Audio Description by Anna JankowskaTranslating Audio Description Scripts: Translation as a New Strategy of Creating Audio Description by Anna Jankowska

Translating Audio Description Scripts: Translation as a New Strategy of Creating Audio Description

byAnna Jankowska

Hardcover | March 19, 2015

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Translating audio description scripts from foreign into source language seems to be a tempting alternative strategy of creating audio description scripts in those countries where audio description is still scarce. This book presents the results of a three-stage study. This study was conducted to test whether the translation of audio description scripts written by experienced British audio describers into Polish is a solution that is less time and money consuming. Besides it was analysed whether the scripts created through the application of the translation strategy preserve the quality that satisfies the target recipients. The obtained results prove that translation of audio description scripts is not only possible, but also beneficial when it comes to time consumption, costs and quality of audio description.
Anna Jankowska is an Assistant Lecturer in the UNESCO Chair for Translation Studies and Intercultural Communication at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Her recent research projects include studies on the viability of translating audio description scripts from foreign languages, multiculturalism in audio description, audio descrip...
Title:Translating Audio Description Scripts: Translation as a New Strategy of Creating Audio DescriptionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:March 19, 2015Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631653441

ISBN - 13:9783631653449

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Contents: Is translation of audio description scripts a valid strategy of creating audio description? – Does it prove to be less time-consuming and costly? – What about the quality? – Does the target audience accept such a solution?