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Rewriting The Book of Disquiet

Rewriting The Book of Disquiet

O'Thomas, Mark ORCID: 0000-0001-9264-8813 (2012) Rewriting The Book of Disquiet. Word & Text: A Journal of Literary Studies & Linguistics, 2 (2). pp. 173-179. ISSN 2069-9271

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Celebrated by the UK newspaper The Guardian as one of its top 100 books of all time, Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa's Book of Disquiet has become celebrated as a modernist classic far beyond the borders of Portugal and the Lusophone world. Translating the work into English and adapting it for the stage provokes questions for theatre-makers as well as translators that serve to underscore the temporality and location of the source text in new and interesting ways.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: translation; theatre translation; Fernando Pessoa;
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PB Modern European Languages
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PQ Romance literatures
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS)
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