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Author Karpinski, Eva C.
Title Borrowed tongues : life writing, migration, and translation / Eva C. Karpinski.
Imprint Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012.

Author Karpinski, Eva C.
Series Life writing series
Life writing series.
Subject American prose literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Women immigrants -- Canada -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Women immigrants -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Autobiography -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Translating and interpreting -- Philosophy.
Description 1 online resource (vii, 271 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction Migrations of Theories: Autobiography and Translation -- Literacy Narratives: Mary Antin and Laura Goodman Salverson -- Immigrant Crypto(auto)graphy: Akemi Kikumura and Apolonja Maria Kojder -- Experimental Self-Translations: Eva Hoffman and Smaro Kamboureli -- Translation as Allegorical Metafiction: Marlene Nourbese Philip and Jamaica Kincaid -- Conclusion.
Summary Focuses on linguistic and philosophical dimensions of translation, showing how the dominant language serves to articulate and reinforce social, cultural, political, and gender hierarchies. This title examines Canadian and American examples of traditional autobiography, autoethnography, and experimental narrative.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781554583997 (electronic bk.)
1554583993 (electronic bk.)
9781554583577 (pbk.)
1554583578 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613863102
OCLC # 806521137
Additional Format Print version: 9786613863102
Print version: Karpinski, Eva C. Borrowed tongues. Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2012 9781554583577 (OCoLC)741549447

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