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Gould, Rebecca Ruth and Tahmasebian, Kayvan (2020) 'Introduction: Translation and Activism in the Time of the Now.' In: The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism. London: Routledge, pp. 1-9.

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Co-authored by the volume’s editors, the introduction develops a conceptual framework for thinking about the intersection of translation and activism at the global level. We present four paradigms for translational activism introduced in this volume’s chapters: the translator as witness-bearer, as voice-giver, as vernacular mediator, and as revolutionary. Having introduced how our contributors understand the intersection of translation and activism, we then elaborate on our own conception of transnational activism, which operates in what Walter Benjamin terms Jetztzeit, the time of the now.

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics > Department of Linguistics
ISBN: 9781138555686
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Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2024 13:10

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