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By Geraldine Brodie,Emma Cole

Translating for functionality is a tough – and hotly contested – task.

Adapting Translation for the Stage provides a sustained discussion among students, actors, administrators, writers, and people operating throughout those limitations, exploring universal topics and concerns encountered whilst writing, staging, and discovering translated works. it really is organised into 4 elements, each one reflecting on a theatrical style the place translation is frequently practised:

  • The position of Translation in Rewriting Naturalist Theatre

  • Adapting Classical Drama on the flip of the Twenty-First Century

  • Translocating Political Activism in modern Theatre

  • Modernist Narratives of Translation in Performance

A variety of case reviews from the nationwide Theatre’s Medea to The Gate Theatre’s Dances of Death and Emily Mann’s The condominium of Bernarda Alba shed new mild at the inventive techniques inherent in translating for the theatre, destabilising the literal/performable binary to signify that version and translation can – and do – coexist on level.

Chronicling the numerous attainable intersections among translation concept and perform, Adapting Translation for the Stage bargains a different exploration of the techniques of translating, adapting, and moving paintings for the theatre.

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