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Translating Tolkien
text and film
editor, Thomas Honegger.

Published 2004 by Walking Tree Publishers in Zurich .
Written in English.

About the Book

Twelve essays dealing with the problems and challenges connected with translating Tolkien's work into different languages, as well as into film.

Table of Contents

The Westron turned into modern English : the translator and Tolkien's web of languages / Thomas Honegger
"The new one wants to assimilate the alien." Different interpretations of a source text as a reason for controversy : the 'old' and the 'new' German translation of The lord of the rings / Rainer Nagel
The Israeli translation controversy
what about and where to? / Danny Orbach (with contributions by Yuval Kfir and Yuval Welis)
Estne Tolkien latine reddendus? a light-hearted look at some of the challenges / Richard Sturch
Dutch Samizdat : the mensink
van Warmelo translation of The lord of the rings / Mark T. Hooker
The treatment of proper names in the German edition(s) of The lord of the rings as an example of norms in translation practice / Rainer Nagel
Tolkien in Swedish translation : from hompen to ringarnas herre / Anders Stenström
Tolkien, our judge of Peter Jackson / Vincent Ferrě́
Humiliated heroes : Peter Jackson's interpretation of The lord of the rings / Anthony S. Burdge & Jessica Burke
The adaptation of The lord of the rings, a critical comment / Øystein Høgset
The professor and the director and good vs. evil in Middle-earth / James Dunning
The soundtrack lyrics of Peter Jackson's Lord of the rings
a legitimate 'translation' of Tolkien? / Alexandra Velten.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Cormarë series -- 6, Cormare series -- no. 6.


Library of Congress
PR6039.O32 Z883 2004

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