Loredana Polezzi's Translating Travel: Contemporary Italian Travel Writing in PDF

By Loredana Polezzi

Translating go back and forth examines the connection among commute writing and translation, asking what occurs whilst books shuttle past the slender confines of 1 style, one literary approach and one tradition. the amount takes as its start line the marginal place of up to date Italian trip writing within the Italian literary procedure, and proposes a comparative studying of originals and translations designed to spotlight the various reception of texts in numerous cultures. major issues within the publication are the affinity among the representations produced by way of shuttle and the practices of translation, and the advanced hyperlinks among commute writing and genres corresponding to ethnography, journalism, autobiography and fiction. person chapters are dedicated to Italian travelers' money owed of Tibet and their English translations; the hybridization of journalism and commute writing within the works of Oriana Fallaci; Italo Calvino's sublimation of commute writing within the stylized fiction of Le città invisibili; and the complicated community of literary references which marked the reception of Claudio Magris's Danubio in several cultures.

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