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Overview

Dubbing and Subtitling in a World Context by Gilbert C. F. Fong, Natsume Soseki, Gilbert C. Fong

This volume is a collection of selected papers presented at the "International Conference on Dubbing and Subtitling in a World Context" organized by the Department of Translation of The Chinese University of Hong Kong in October 2001. There is a growing globalization of the film industry which creates a huge demand for the professional service of dubbing and subtitling. This book looks at dubbing and subtitling from a world perspective, and is a must-read for anyone who wants to have a deeper understanding of the history and theory of subtitling.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789629963569
Publisher: Chinese University Press, The
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Gilbert C. F. Fong is professor of the Department of Translation, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and heads several research projects, including the history of Hong Kong drama, movie and television subtitling, Gao Xingjian, and translated drama. An acclaimed translator, he translated many plays, including works by Gao Xingjian, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize for Literature, into English.

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