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Author Bellos, David

Title Is that a fish in your ear? : translation and the meaning of everything / David Bellos

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Faber and Faber, 2011
Edition First American edition
 CCRI-Prov.  McN P306 .B394 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  P306 .B394 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  P306 .B394 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  P306 .B394 2011    DUE 01-02-15
Descript viii, 373 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Offers readers new insight into the mystery of how we come to know what someone else means. Using translation as his lens, David Bellos shows how much we can learn about ourselves by exploring the ways we use translation. Is That a Fish in Your Ear ranges across human experience to describe why translation sits deep within us all, and why we need it in so many situations, from the spread of religion to our appreciation of
LC subject Translating and interpreting
ISBN 9780865478572 (alk. paper)
0865478570 (alk. paper)