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5 edition of Babel guide to French fiction in English translation found in the catalog.

Babel guide to French fiction in English translation

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Published by Boulevard Books in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • French fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English -- Book reviews.,
    • Best books -- France.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesBabel guide French fiction, Babel guide, French fiction in translation, French fiction in translation
      Statementby Ray Keenoy, Laurence Laluyaux & Gareth Stanton ; with Maritzina Caltagirona ... [et al.].
      SeriesBabel guides
      ContributionsLaluyaux, Laurence., Stanton, Gareth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ671 .K43 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL756214M
      ISBN 101899460101
      LC Control Number97151919
      OCLC/WorldCa36248790

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Through a stunning selection of objects ranging from a 2nd century papyrus book and illuminated manuscripts to animal stories, religious books and a bilingual road sign, Babel explodes the notion that translation is merely about word-for-word rendering into another language, or that it is obsolete in the era of global English and Google Translate.

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