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Across the Lines: Travel, Language and Translation Paperback – 1 Jan 2000

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  • Paperback: 198 pages
  • Publisher: Cork University Press (1 Jan. 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 185918183X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1859181836
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 1.3 x 22.9 cm
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"Across the Lines" is a study of how language mediates experience across cultures with regard to travel. The study is partly based on the books of various travel writers with no grasp of a foreign tongue and their perceptions using interpreters and guides.

About the Author

Michael Cronin is regarded as one of the most influential thinkers in cultural studies in Ireland and indeed in the field of translation studies internationally. He is the author of Translating Ireland (Cork, 1996). He is co-founder of Graph magazine and was the founding member of the Irish Translators Association. He is Director of Translation Studies in Dublin City University.

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