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ERIC Number: EJ614928
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1360-6441
Translating African-American Vernacular English into German: The Problem of "Jim" in Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn.
Berthele, Raphael
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v4 n4 p588-613 Nov 2000
Focuses on the most important problem translators are faced with when translating Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn" into German: how can the speech of The African-American Jim be rendered? Examines both orthographic and other linguistic strategies that have been used to differentiate Jim's voice over the last hundred years. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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