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The Little Book of Transcreation: 1 [Paperback]

Louise Humphrey , Amy Somers , James Bradley , Guy Gilpin
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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Book Description

17 May 2011
Bursting with all kinds of thought-provoking insights into the creative translation process, this book contains examples of successfully transcreated campaigns, embarrassing blunders, cultural faux pas and pitfalls to look out for, interesting quotes, tips and tricks and everything in between.

Product details

  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Mother Tongue Writers; first edition (17 May 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 095689240X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0956892409
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 8 x 1.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 504,962 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3.8 out of 5 stars
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4.0 out of 5 stars Tiny Book, Big Ideas 2 Sep 2011
Format:Paperback
A great little book for helping people really see and understand what cultural difference means and the pitfalls you can all too easily fall into.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting 20 Jun 2011
By pfctjb
Format:Paperback
Admittedly, a fairly specialist subject but for anyone needing to get to grips with creative translation, this little book provides some interesting snippets of information.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Top translation! 20 Jun 2011
By chudies
Format:Paperback
I'm in the translation world and I've come across one or two of the examples given, however there's still a lot of new material especially for a few quid! (I love the Motorola Q phone when translated badly into French - 'Mon Q')
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1.0 out of 5 stars patronizing 20 July 2011
By jethro
Format:Paperback
was hoping for some really funny anecdotes, more of a sales pitch for the mother tongue agency and the importance of transcreation i thought.
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