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1633Re: Literature about cultural realia

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  • pieterboulogne
    Dec 4, 2006
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      Dear Outi,

      Thank you very much for your suggestions; they are of a great help to me.

      Kind regards,

      Pieter

      --- In itit@yahoogroups.com, Outi Paloposki <outi.paloposki@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dear Pieter,
      >
      > I suggest you start with consulting bibliographies. There are very
      good ones
      > in Translation Studies these days, both printed and online. St. Jerome
      > Publishers in Manchester have for years published Translation Studies
      > Abstracts, which I am sure you will be able to find in at least some
      library
      > in Leuven. It is also available online, as is Benjamins' Translation
      > Studies Bibliography, a very good one, too. Just to check I
      consulted it for
      > "realia" (try other keywords as well) and got 33 hits. One work that
      I was
      > surprised was missing though is Pekka Kujamäki's Deutsche Stimmen
      für Sieben
      > Brüder (1998, Peter Lang), a study of Finnish realia in different
      > translations into German of the Finnish author Aleksis Kivi's
      classic work.
      > An article based on the book has appeared in Target a few years back.
      >
      > Online bibliographies usually cost, but your university or department
      > library may have a licence for students to use.
      >
      > Your supervisor probably is from outside the TS community as s/he
      did not
      > orient you to these bibliographies. Perhaps you can find a peer group
      > comprising of other PhD studends within TS nearby? There is also good
      > methodological discussion on the European Society of Translation Studies
      > website http://www.est-translationstudies.org/. Another useful link
      is the
      > website of Anthony Pym, the founder of the [itit] discussion site:
      > http://www.tinet.org/~apym/.
      >
      > Wishing you success in your research,
      > Outi Paloposki
      > University of Helsinki
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