New Trends in Audiovisual TranslationeBook - 2009
This book, written by leading audiovisual translation experts, introduces the reader to some of the main linguistic and cultural challenges that translators face when dealing with audiovisual productions. It discusses the current issues and debates in the study of dubbing and subtitling and offers new insights on these complex areas of translation.
New Trends in Audiovisual Translation is an innovative and interdisciplinary collection of articles written by leading experts in the emerging field of audiovisual translation (AVT). In a highly accessible and engaging way, it introduces readers to some of the main linguistic and cultural challenges that translators encounter when translating films and other audiovisual productions. The chapters in this volume examine translation practices and experiences in various countries, highlighting how AVT plays a crucial role in shaping debates about languages and cultures in a world increasingly dependent on audiovisual media. Through analysing materials which have been dubbed and subtitled like Bridget Jones’s Diary, Forrest Gump, The Simpsons or South Park, the authors raise awareness of current issues in the study of AVT and offer new insights on this complex and vibrant area of the translation discipline.