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Interpreting and Translation Studies Research Guide

This guide provides research support for courses and topics in the fields of translation and interpreting.

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This guide provides research support for courses and topics relating to interpreting and translation studies. Need help? Just ask! You can contact me at nornat@uncc.edu.

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VIDEO: Why Translating Literature is Sometimes Impossible

One of the most exciting aspects of living in the 21st Century is the opportunity to experience literature from around the world. But except for the languages we’re fluent in, most of us depend on translations. How easily do literary devices and effects survive translation from one language to another? Are there some aspects of literature that simply can’t be translated at all? Using examples from Armenian, Russian and English, Mariam argues that, sometimes, ideas really can be ‘lost in translation’.