(IM)POLITENESS IN LITERATURE & TRANSLATION
You are cordially invited to attend two talks by Dr. Julian Bourne, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, University of Granada, Spain.
Thursday 31 October
14:00-15:00 (venue TBC)
Classic politeness theory and its relevance for literary translators. Pre-translation analysis of politeness phenomena in classic literary texts.
Monday 4 November
09:00-11:00 JF 401 (Sim Lab)
Impoliteness in translation: a review of the impoliteness techniques used by the speaking cat Tobermory in the celebrated short story of the same name by Saki (1911).