By Geraldine Brodie,Emma Cole
Translating for functionality is a tricky – and hotly contested – job.
Adapting Translation for the Stage offers a sustained discussion among students, actors, administrators, writers, and people operating throughout those limitations, exploring universal subject matters and concerns encountered while writing, staging, and getting to know translated works. it's organised into 4 elements, each one reflecting on a theatrical style the place translation is often practised:
- The function 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 diversity of case experiences from the nationwide Theatre’s Medea to The Gate Theatre’s Dances of Death and Emily Mann’s The condo of Bernarda Alba shed new gentle at the artistic tactics inherent in translating for the theatre, destabilising the literal/performable binary to signify that variation and translation can – and do – coexist on degree.
Chronicling the numerous attainable intersections among translation thought 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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