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Published: 15 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375968-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7596-8
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... in the depths of their colonial stupor. Much of this nationalist critique was anticipated by American colonial writings on the inability of Filipinos to learn English properly, thanks largely to the insurgent recalcitrance of the vernaculars. The chapter asks if there is an alternative to this conception...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... The relationship between translation and empire in the United States is the topic of this chapter. It argues that such a relationship cannot be understood apart from a critical appreciation of the history of Americanization, which is to say translation, of English from an imperial...
Published: 18 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012825-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1282-5
Published: 01 January 1996
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9650-5
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
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By Vicente L. Rafael
Published: 01 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... translation American English Noah Webster Babel war on terror Iraqi interpreters ...
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By Vicente L. Rafael
Published: 01 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
... American English colonial education Philippines Tagalog slang Renato Constantino Nick Joaquin ...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
...Weaponizing Babel The relationship between translation and empire in the United States is the topic of this chapter. It argues that such a relationship cannot be understood apart from a critical appreciation of the history of Americanization, which is to say translation, of English from...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter explores the links between The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and larger Latin American literary practices. It begins with a critical discussion of Sergio Ramírez’s claim that the new Latin American novel is currently being written in English by Latinos/as. Ramírez’s understanding...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374572-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7457-2
..., resulting in a war of as well as a war on translation. Writing in the 1960s, Renato Constantino faults English for the “mis-education” of Filipinos, in effect keeping them in the depths of their colonial stupor. Much of this nationalist critique was anticipated by American colonial writings...
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By Shalini Shankar
Published: 30 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375616-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7561-6
... This chapter focuses on semiotic dimensions of ethnic and linguistic representation in advertisements. It links theoretical discussions of “brand” to the semiotics of representation, including “qualisigns” and aspects of translation. The chapter elaborates on Asian American advertising concepts...
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059356-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5935-6
.... This book is the first collection in English of selected essays of this influential Latin American thinker. It not only introduces English-language readers to Quijano’s thought but also provides a fundamentally distinct lens for reading today’s world system of power from its origins in the so-called...
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059356-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5935-6
.... This book is the first collection in English of selected essays of this influential Latin American thinker. It not only introduces English-language readers to Quijano’s thought but also provides a fundamentally distinct lens for reading today’s world system of power from its origins in the so-called...
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059356-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5935-6
.... This book is the first collection in English of selected essays of this influential Latin American thinker. It not only introduces English-language readers to Quijano’s thought but also provides a fundamentally distinct lens for reading today’s world system of power from its origins in the so-called...
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059356-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5935-6
.... This book is the first collection in English of selected essays of this influential Latin American thinker. It not only introduces English-language readers to Quijano’s thought but also provides a fundamentally distinct lens for reading today’s world system of power from its origins in the so-called...
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059356-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5935-6
.... This book is the first collection in English of selected essays of this influential Latin American thinker. It not only introduces English-language readers to Quijano’s thought but also provides a fundamentally distinct lens for reading today’s world system of power from its origins in the so-called...
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059356-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5935-6
.... This book is the first collection in English of selected essays of this influential Latin American thinker. It not only introduces English-language readers to Quijano’s thought but also provides a fundamentally distinct lens for reading today’s world system of power from its origins in the so-called...
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059356-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5935-6
.... This book is the first collection in English of selected essays of this influential Latin American thinker. It not only introduces English-language readers to Quijano’s thought but also provides a fundamentally distinct lens for reading today’s world system of power from its origins in the so-called...
Series: On Decoloniality
Published: 01 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059356-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5935-6
.... This book is the first collection in English of selected essays of this influential Latin American thinker. It not only introduces English-language readers to Quijano’s thought but also provides a fundamentally distinct lens for reading today’s world system of power from its origins in the so-called...