The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Hemingway in Arabic: A Study of Literary Transformation

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Abdulla, Adnan K. “Hemingway in Arabic: A Study of Literary Transformation.” In Identity and Difference: Translation Shaping Culture, edited by Maria Sidiropoulou, 151-65. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2005.

Annotation

Discusses the difficulties of successfully translating Hemingway’s terse style into Arabic, a language with a completely different culture and poetics. Focuses on biases found in various Arabic translations of The Old Man and the Sea that turn Hemingway into a wordy, religious writer.

Published in

Identity and Difference: Translation Shaping Culture

Date

2005

Pages

151-165

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