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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Eman A Alshareef

PhD Student in Translation and Adaptation Studies



MA in Arabic/English Translation and Interpreting, Durham University, UK

BA in English Language (Hons), Taibah University, SA

My research will compare the translations of Jane Austen’s nineteenth-century novel Pride and Prejudice (1813) into Arabic by a male and a female translator, respectively Mohammed Badran (2019, Egypt) and Taghrid Fayad (2019, Lebanon). It also analyses the Arabic subtitling of the film adaptation (2005). The comparative study will shed light on the significant distinctions between the literary and the audiovisual translations along two axes: culture and gender. It will also discuss linguistic and technical aspects of the translations.

Supervisors: Prof Else Vieira and Dr Hannah Scott Deuchar


Research Interests:

Audiovisual translation, literary translation, adaptation studies, cultural studies and comparative literature

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