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Patterns of place and space in the work of Rulfo
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‘Harry Potter is funny’. The tricky task of translating humour and character voices into Spanish
(Association for Language Learming, 2012-05-04)
In 2003 the highlight of the International Federation of Translators conference was their UNESCO Literary Translators Committee Round Table devoted to the translators of J.K. Rowling’s work as contributors to her popularity. ...
La experiencia no reclamada. Exilio, memoria y trauma en Ifigenia cruel de Alfonso Reyes
(Colegio de Mexico, 2015)
Escrito diez anos después de la muerte de su padre y los eventos de 'La Decena Trágica', la Ifigenia cruel de Reyes explora el papel de la memoria en la formacion de la identidad de una manera que rompe con las convenciones ...
Bumping into classroom walls: How to win the timed race of language learning in the university classroom
(Peter Lang, 2014)
Departing from student-led evaluations of Spanish classrooms in a university in Canada a few years ago, this chapter focuses on the conditions that space and time impose on our contemporary university classrooms. In ...
PAISAGE - Portal Audiovisual Intercultural sobre el Aprendizaje de Gaélico y Español
(NUI Galway, 2011-09-21)
Esta presentación ilustra un proyecto cooperativo entre Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge y el departamento de español en la Universidad de Galway. Investiga el potencial de tecnologías audiovisuales para mejorar la ...
From Athens to Managua: Myth and sacrifice in Michele Najlis' Cantos de Ifigenia
(Liverpool University Press, 2012)
Michele Najlis is a Nicaraguan poet whose work emerged alongside the Sandinista insurrection. The Sandinistas were removed from office in 1990, creating, in political and cultural terms, one of those 'boundary situations' ...
Migrating myths: From Greece to Nicaragua, Mexico and Ireland
(Society for Irish Latin America Studies (SILAS), 2018)
Michèle Najlis is a Nicaraguan poet associated with the Sandinista Revolution; her 1991 collection of poems Cantos de Ifigenia (Songs of Iphigenia) has had a deep and lasting impact on my academic and creative work. ...
Death and how to deal with it in the Harry Potter series
It is obvious that death is one of the main issues in the Harry Potter world and the way it is underlined throughout the series opens up the ground for discussion of one of the most taboo topics in Western culture amongst ...
Shortsighted translations: Censorship in the three Manolito Gafotas books translated into American English
(Peter Lang, 2019-09-26)
In this article, we explore the issue of the child narrator’s identity through the descriptive analysis of the translations from Spanish into American English of Manolito Gafotas. Particularly, this article illustrates how ...
Tackling homophobic bullying through poetry from the foreign language class: A didactic proposal
(Revistas Científicas Complutenses, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2016-10-07)
Otherness, of which the homosexual other is a component, is rarely included in syllabi. This paper will explore the negative implications of its omission, and the benefits of its inclusion in academic curricula, with ...