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Dionysios Kapsaskis

Senior Lecturer in Translation, University of Roehampton, London

A special Issue of the online journal Synthesis (4/2012), on Translation and Authenticity in a Global Setting has recently been published and is accessible on
Issue editor: Dionysios Kapsaskis.
The issue features articles by Esperança Bielsa, Maria Filippakopoulou, C.J. Gomolka, Paola Bohórquez, Mayako Murai, John Tyson and Laura Pfeffer, as well as an interview with Michael Cronin.

Translation and Authenticity in a Global Setting
Issue Editor: Dionysios Kapsaskis
Table of contents
Introduction: Knowing Oneself, Untranslatably: Paradoxes of Authenticity in an Age of Globalisation
Dionysios Kapsaskis
Beyond Hybridity and Authenticity: Globalisation, Translation and the Cosmopolitan Turn in the Social Sciences
Esperança Bielsa
Putting Peripheral Poetries on the Map: Helen of Troy Rewritten by Helias Layios
Maria Filippakopoulou
Lost in (Trans)lation: The Misread Body of Herculine Barbin
C.J. Gomolka
The Question of Authenticity in Migrant Self-Translation
Paola Bohórquez
Voicing Authenticities through Translation: Framing Strategies in the Multicultural Fairy Tale Collections of Andrew Lang and Angela Carter
Mayako Murai
Anton Kannemeyer's Tactics of Translation as Critical Lens
John Tyson
Challenging Tongues: The “Irreducibe Hybridity” of Language in Contemporary Bilingual Poetry
Laura Pfeffer
Featured interview
Translation, Necessity, Vulnerability: An  Interview with Michael Cronin
by Dionysios Kapsaskis
Book reviews
Karen Seago:
Is that a Fish in Your Ear? Translation and the Meaning of Everything
by David Bellos
Kyriaki Athanasiadou:
Complicating the History of Western Translation. The Ancient Mediterranean in Perspective
by Siobhán McElduff and Enrica Sciarrino (eds.)
Marcella De Marco:
Woman and Translation: Geographies, Voices and Identities / Mujer y traducción: Geografías, voces e identidades. MonTI 3 (2011)
by José Santaemilia & Luise von Flotow (eds.)

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