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Dubbel konsekration – en förutsättning för svensk översättning       av utomeuropeisk litteratur?: Maryse Condé som exempel.
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, The Institute for Interpretation and Translation Studies.
2011 (Swedish)In: Språk & stil, ISSN 1101-1165, no 21, 140-170 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [sv]

This paper deals with the effects of the uneven flows of translations between language groups within the world system of translation. It examines the necessary consecration mechanisms for translation taking place from one periphery, notably from the French Caribbean literature to another periphery on the global translation field, the Swedish literature. The paper tests the hypotheses that a double consecration of dominant literatures is necessary for this kind of translation to take place. In the case of the translation of French Caribbean literature into Swedish, this kind of literature needs to be consecrated primarily within the French literary culture and secondly – due to the strong impact of British and American literature and culture in Sweden – within the British and American literary culture, consequently a double consecration. In examining the consecration mechanisms of the three novels of Maryse Condé translated into Swedish in the three involved cultures and in studying the paratexts of the French source text and the English and Swedish translations the hypotheses of the necessity of double consecration for this kind of literature to be translated into Swedish is confirmed. However, given the limited material of the study, further research is needed to verify the double consecration hypotheses put forward in the paper.

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2011. no 21, 140-170 p.
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dubbel konsekration, skönlitterär översättning, globalt översättningsfält
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-86226OAI: diva2:586504
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