Theater Translation and Performance
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Abstract

Translation for performance today tends to involve a scholar/translator producing a ‘literal’ and a prominent playwright/poet working with the ‘literal’ and producing a ‘translation’ that is then handed to the director. This commissioning process, however, is only the first stage in a complex translational process that begins with the production of the written text and goes on to incorporate the ‘directorial’ translation, the ‘translation’ of tex…

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Fiona Macintosh, “Theater Translation and Performance”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 26 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000347>
First published online: 2013



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