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Translation in the Contact Zone: Antoine Galland's Mille et une nuits: contes arabes

Madeleine Dobie

in The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554157
eISBN:
9780191720437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554157.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 18th-century Literature

Galland's translation of the Thousand and One Nights is usually viewed as a point of departure: for the oriental tale, for European orientalism, for the global as opposed to the Arabic history of the ... More


Women’s Space, Queer Space: Communes, Landykes, and Queer Contact Zones in the Lesbian Feminist South

Jaime Harker

in The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643359
eISBN:
9781469643373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643359.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the spatial reimaginations of Southern lesbian feminists, from communes to queer contact zones. This chapter uses geography to reassess the landyke movement and its role in ... More


Performance in Motion: Gender Identity, Performativity, and Travel Writing

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Having considered the theorisation of performativity by Judith Butler and Mary Louise Pratt, this chapter uses theatrical performances both in the fictional writing of Colette and Rachilde and in the ... More


“A Beautiful Spot for a Grave”: Prophylaxis and Prevention in the Slave-Trade Contact Zones

Manuel Barcia

in The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300215854
eISBN:
9780300252019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215854.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter grapples with a number of issues associated with how diseases associated with the slave trade were perceived across the Atlantic world, and what ideas and methods were advised and ... More


China Abroad: Between Transnation and Translation

Julia Kuehn

in China Abroad: Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099456
eISBN:
9789882206687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099456.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Transnation and translation refer to the “transnation zone” and the “translation zone.” These terms are loosely based on Mary Louise Pratt's “contact zone.” A term like “transculturation zone,” if in ... More


The Forward Glance: Modernity, Southerners, and Interregional Contact

David A. Davis (ed.)

in World War I and Southern Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815415
eISBN:
9781496815453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815415.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Contact between southerners and non-southerners during World War I was one of the crucial processes that led to the development of distal modernism by southern writers. This chapter describes the ... More


Training in the Contact Zone: Power, Play, and Invention in the Sport of Agility

Donna J. Haraway

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the question of how dogs and people learn to pay attention to each other in a way that changes who and what they become together, and presents an analytical framework of the ... More


Meeting the Other, Eating the Other: Klezmer as a Contact Zone

Magdalena Waligórska

in Klezmer’s Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199995790
eISBN:
9780199346424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995790.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces the framework of cultural translation and cultural anthropophagy (de Andrade) as a counter-paradigm to the framework of appropriation presented in the previous chapters. It ... More


Introduction

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the process by which spatial relations are considered classed, raced and gendered within the imperial and colonial contexts. It notes that the focus of the study ... More


Making policy move: Towards a politics of translation and assemblage

John Clarke, Dave Bainton, Noémi Lendvai, and Paul Stubbs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313366
eISBN:
9781447313410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313366.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Responding to the increasing interest in the movement of policies between places, sites and settings, this timely book presents a critical alternative to approaches centred on ideas of policy ... More


Hester Stanhope, ‘Un être à part’: Material Transgression and Belonging in the East

Jillian Heydt-Stevenson

in Material Transgressions: Beyond Romantic Bodies, Genders, Things

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621778
eISBN:
9781800341463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621778.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Hester Stanhope rethought tenets of Enlightenment and Sensibility that defined women at the mercy of biologically sexed bodies. Expected to marry for money and status, she left England to live ... More


The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade

Manuel Barcia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300215854
eISBN:
9780300252019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215854.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Yellow Demon of Fever unravels the story of the uninterrupted Atlantic struggle between humans and often terrifying and puzzling diseases, a struggle that generated a vast amount of information ... More


Zones, Exchanges, Boundaries, Communities: Thin and Thick Interdisciplinarity

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040894
eISBN:
9780252099397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040894.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter spells out the implications of prevailing metaphors for interdisciplinary process: the trading zone or contact zone, which generates pidgin languages; the gift exchange; the encounter of ... More


Imagining the New Media Encounter

Alan Liu

in Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226451817
eISBN:
9780226452005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452005.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter studies "narratives of new media encounter" (accounts of how individuals and societies react to the introduction of writing, radio, television, the internet, Web 2.0, and so on) to ... More


Epilogue

Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay

in The Archaeology of Coastal Bengal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199481682
eISBN:
9780199091027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481682.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter is not merely a summary or recapitulation of the vast archaeological data that has been utilized to reconstruct the settlement dynamics of coastal Bengal. Rather, it raises various ... More


The Blood of Thousands: Slave Traders and the Fight against Disease in the Age of Abolition

Manuel Barcia

in The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300215854
eISBN:
9780300252019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215854.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the ways in which slave traders throughout the Atlantic world understood and fought against the diseases that affected them and their human cargoes. It does so by illustrating ... More


A Shared Struggle: Cooperation, Learning, and Knowledge Exchange in the Atlantic World

Manuel Barcia

in The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300215854
eISBN:
9780300252019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215854.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the exchanges and debates that occurred throughout the Atlantic, revealing how knowledge related to diseases and their cures was created and disseminated by a varied number of ... More


Introduction

Jessica Howell

in Exploring Victorian Travel Literature: Disease, Race and Climate

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692958
eISBN:
9781474400824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692958.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Introduction outlines cross-pollinations between Victorian travel writing to Africa and the Caribbean and nineteenth century medical discourse. Specifically, it argues that works by Mary Seacole, ... More


The Castaways Project

Steven Feld and Virginia Ryan

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Steven Feld and Virginia Ryan’s sound and visual art collaboration is a meditation on the forced movements, departures and returns of people and things as part of the slave trade and its legacy, ... More


The Chinese Intrigue in Kalimpong: Intelligence Gathering and the ‘Spies’ in a Contact Zone

Tansen Sen

in Beyond Pan-Asianism: Connecting China and India, 1840s-1960s

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190129118
eISBN:
9780190992132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129118.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on Kalimpong, a small Himalayan town located in northern West Bengal, India. In the mid-1940s, the British intelligence officials in India identified trade through Kalimpong into ... More


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