Title: The Translation of Children's Literature
Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
2006. Paperback. Research across a number of disciplines has contributed to a rapidly developing knowledge of the cross-cultural transformation and reception of children's literature. This work aims to gather together essays published on the history, challenges and difference of translating for the young reader. Editor(s): Lathey, Gillian. Series: Topics in Translation. Num Pages: 264 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFP; DSY. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 210 x 148 x 15. Weight in Grams: 358. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781853599057
Synopsis: Research across a number of disciplines has in recent years contributed to a rapidly developing knowledge and understanding of the cross-cultural transformation and reception of children's literature. It is the purpose of this Reader to gather together, for the first time, essays published during the last thirty years on the history, challenges and difference of translating for the young reader.
About the Author: Gillian Lathey is Reader in Children's Literature at Roehampton University and Acting Director of the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature. Publications include a comparative study of the representation of war in German and British children's literature, and articles on translation for children and the reading histories of German-Jewish child refugees in the UK in the 1930s and 40s.
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