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Traducerea glumelor lingvistice pentru dublaj
Translating Linguistic Jokes for Dubbing

Author(s): Elena Aleksandrova
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: Editura Universităţii Vasile Goldiş
Keywords: Screen translation; dubbing; linguistic joke; pun; Traduction des films; doublage; blague linguistique; jeu de mots; traducere de film; dublaj; glumă lingvistică; joc de cuvinte

Summary/Abstract: This study has attempted to establish the possible ways of translating linguistic jokes when dubbing. The study is also intended to identify the most problematic cases of screen translation and the factors which cause these problems. In order to support such an approach a corpus of 7 American and British films has been compiled, including as many as 16 as their various dubbing translations into Russian. In the films, almost 12 instances of original linguistic jokes have been identified.

  • Issue Year: VIII/2012
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 145-150
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English