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Theater Translation and Performance
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Translation for performance today tends to involve a scholar/translator producing a ‘literal’ and a prominent playwright/poet working with the ‘literal’ and producing a ‘translation’ that is then handed to the director. This commissioning process, however, is only the first stage in a complex translational process that begins with the production of the written text and goes on to incorporate the ‘directorial’ translation, the ‘translation’ of text to bo…

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Fiona Macintosh, “Theater Translation and Performance”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000347>
First published online: 2013

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