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The task of the climate translator

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Climate translations or stories must move between different registers to imaginatively engage with and express life in the Anthropocene. They must give visible form to the diverse climate imaginaries that proliferate in the world. These stories, however, remain unexamined. Following Walter Benjamin, translation is here conceptualised as a movement across domains wherein the translated version need not literally adhere to the original, but should rather aim to carry its echo. An instance of th...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
OSGA
Sub department:
Area Studies
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
Publisher:
Economic and Political Weekly
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Volume:
52
Issue:
31
Pages:
77-84
Publication date:
2017-08-05
Acceptance date:
2017-07-17
ISSN:
0012-9976 and 2349-8846
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pubs:733138
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uuid:d24f24d2-ccd7-4611-8033-6340f0320c86
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pubs:733138
Source identifiers:
733138
Deposit date:
2019-09-02

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