(Un) translatability and Cultural Assimilation Criteria Cover Image

(Nie)przekładalność a kryteria przyswajalności kulturowej
(Un) translatability and Cultural Assimilation Criteria

Author(s): Marianna Chłopek-Labo
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Keywords: untranslability; cross-cultural communication; translation reader

Summary/Abstract: This article investigates a problem of untranslability as one of the major issues Translation Studies. The presented studies focus on the cultural assimilation understood as a common ground for understanding and receiving messages. The author bases his analysis on untranslability thesis as well as on the types of cultural incompatibility and he creates the criteria of cultural assimilation, which help to determine a degree to which a translated text has been received.

  • Issue Year: 8/2013
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 71-83
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Polish