MLA Special Session: Early Modern British Literature in Translation

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Call for Papers
March 1, 2016
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Humanities, Languages, Linguistics, Literature

MLA Special Session: We are seeking papers on aspects of translations of early modern British literature, including Shakespeare, into other languages considering national identity, propaganda, adaptation, censorship, audience, cultural, political, or religious appropriation, translation theories and strategies. How are translation theories practiced in translations?  How do translators challenge translation theories? We encourage papers discussing translations of various languages (Russian, Polish, Hindi, Japanese, Farsi, Mandarin, etc.). 250-word abstract, 3-page CV by 1 March 2016

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Tanya Zhelezcheva ( and Sabina Amanbayeva (