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Från sköna gummor till snygga brudar: En komparativ analys av Liv Strömquists Prins Charles känsla och dess franska översättning
Södertörn University, School of Culture and Education.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The translation of culture-specific words and expressions as well as how to fully transmit the semantics and pragmatics of a text when translating are two things that often poses problems and challenges for translators. The strategies among which one can choose are many and the translation is more or less bound to lose something along the way. In this present essay, the Swedish comic album Prins Charles känsla (2010) by Liv Strömquist and its French translation Les sentiments du Prince Charles (2012) have been studied. With the help of existing translation strategies, what is examined is initially what choices the translators have made and how this affects the French text. Based on this, I try to say something about whether the text has lost something in the translation process, and if this is case, what these losses are.

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2015. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
Translation, contrastive aspects, translation strategies, cultural distance, culture-specific expressions, slang
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-27050OAI: diva2:808312
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Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2015-04-28 Created: 2015-04-28 Last updated: 2015-04-28Bibliographically approved

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