By Geraldine Brodie,Emma Cole

ISBN-10: 1138218871

ISBN-13: 9781138218871

Translating for functionality is a tricky – 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 issues and concerns encountered while writing, staging, and discovering translated works. it really is 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 variety of case reports from the nationwide Theatre’s Medea to The Gate Theatre’s Dances of Death and Emily Mann’s The apartment of Bernarda Alba shed new mild at the artistic strategies inherent in translating for the theatre, destabilising the literal/performable binary to indicate that model 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 distinct exploration of the methods of translating, adapting, and moving paintings for the theatre.

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