Translating Culture Specific References on Television: The by Irene Ranzato

By Irene Ranzato

Translating tradition particular References on Television presents a version for investigating the issues posed by means of tradition particular references in translation, drawing on case stories that discover the translational norms of latest Italian dubbing practices. This monograph makes a particular contribution to the learn of audiovisual translation and tradition particular references in its concentrate on dubbing instead of subtitling, and on modern tv sequence, instead of cinema. Irene Ranzato’s learn consists of particular research of 3 television sequence dubbed into Italian, drawing on a corpus of ninety five hours that incorporates approximately 3,000 CSR translations. Ranzato proposes a brand new taxonomy of techniques for the interpretation of CSRs and explores the sociocultural, pragmatic and ideological implications of audiovisual translation for the small screen.

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Translating Woody Allen into Italian. Creativity in dubbing”. The Journal of Specialized Translation 15: 121–141. Schäffner, Christina. 2001. ) Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies. London: Routledge, 235–238. Shuttleworth, Mark. 2001. ) Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies. London: Routledge, 176–179. Snell-Hornby, Mary. 1988. Translation Studies. An Integrated Approach. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Toury, Gideon. 1995. Descriptive Translation Studies and Beyond. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

2011. “Translating Woody Allen into Italian. Creativity in dubbing”. The Journal of Specialized Translation 15: 121–141. Schäffner, Christina. 2001. ) Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies. London: Routledge, 235–238. Shuttleworth, Mark. 2001. ) Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies. London: Routledge, 176–179. Snell-Hornby, Mary. 1988. Translation Studies. An Integrated Approach. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Toury, Gideon. 1995. Descriptive Translation Studies and Beyond. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

The Fascist censorship board initially blocked the film’s importation because it felt that Gary Cooper was an inappropriate representative of the legendary Venetian explorer. After pressure was brought to bear on behalf of the film’s distributor, the ideological problem was solved by changing Cooper’s fictional nationality. The film’s title became Uno scozzese alla corte del Gran Khan [A Scotsman at the Court of the Great Khan]. Any changes in the film’s dialogue that were needed to make the narrative conform to the protagonist’s new national identity could then be made during the dubbing process.

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