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|Title:||Dwelling upon Metaphors: The Translation of William Gass’s Novellas|
|University:||University of Bologna|
|Publication type:||article, peer reviewed scientific|
Vol. 5, No. 1
|Abstract:||This paper presents a contextual analysis of metaphor translation in literary discourse, with reference to William Gass’s Cartesian Sonata & Other Novellas (New York: Knopf, 1998). Due to its deep formal investigation of language and vivid imagery, this work of fiction raises several interesting issues in its translation. My focus is on the way linguistic metaphors reinforce each other throughout the text and on how they relate–and contribute–to the theme and tone of the whole collection, thus i... more|
|Appears in Collections:||NJES Volume 5, No. 1 (2006)|
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