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Translating Lorca: A Graph Theory Approach

Issue: Vol 4 No. 3 (2010) Second strings and linguistic connections: bilingual and bilinguistic explorations. Dedicated to Professor Michel Blanc

Journal: Sociolinguistic Studies

Subject Areas: Gender Studies Linguistics

DOI: 10.1558/sols.v4i3.615


This paper describes how word associations might be used to compare translations of literary texts. The approach is illustrated by comparing the association patterns elicited by key words in two translations of Lorca’s Romance de la Luna Luna.
The paper suggests that an analysis of this sort might be able to provide some useful correctives to the more subjective evaluations which are sometimes found in traditional literary criticism.

Author: Paul Meara

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