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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


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


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 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


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


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


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


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


“And You Too, Sister, Sister?”: Lesbian Sexuality, Absalom, Absalom!, and the Reconstruction of the Southern Family

Jaime Harker

in Faulkner's Sexualities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735604
eISBN:
9781621033318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines whether there has ever been a lesbian William Faulkner by analyzing his novel Absalom, Absalom!, and by highlighting textual similarities between it and Southern lesbian ... More


Marginal Cinema, Minor Transnationalism

Man-Fung Yip

in Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong Modernity: Aesthetics, Representation, Circulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390717
eISBN:
9789888390397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390717.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In contrast to the hegemonic operations of “global Hollywood,” Hong Kong martial arts films of the late 1960s and 1970s exemplify a case of “minor transnationalism” in adhering to more “lateral” and ... More


From Imagined Communities to Contact Zones: American Monoculture in Transatlantic Fandoms

Lori Morimoto

in Transatlantic Television Drama: Industries, Programs, and Fans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190663124
eISBN:
9780190663162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663124.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, World Literature

This chapter critiques fan studies’ work that has treated fandom as made up of cohesive “imagined communities.” Instead, it explores a “contact zones” model of transatlantic media fandoms. Examining ... More


Translation, assemblage and beyond: towards a conceptual repertoire

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

in Making policy move: Towards a politics of translation and assemblage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313366
eISBN:
9781447313410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313366.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter offers a set of approaches that we have found useful in rethinking policy and its movement beyond orthodox policy studies approaches. It expands the framework and conceptual vocabulary of ... More


Historicising ‘houseboys’: cultures of male servitude in the tropics, 1880s–1910s

Claire Lowrie

in Masters and servants: Cultures of empire in the tropics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095337
eISBN:
9781526109651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095337.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In colonies across the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, northern Australia, the Pacific, India and Africa, male domestic servants called ‘houseboys’ were widely employed in European homes well ... More


Knowing and Living in KL’s Contact Zones: Gendered, Racialized, and Classed Cosmopolites

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Six discusses migrant women’s and syndicate members’ encounters in KL’s contact zones. The analysis begins with migrant women sex workers’ experiences living and working in urban spaces that, ... More


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