Workshop event

Translate the World, Not Just the Page: Masterclass with Marilyn Booth

Event No. 837, Thu 06 February, 09:30 - 11:00,
Al Amwaj, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City

Language: English

Authors: Marilyn Booth

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Join one of today’s leading English translators of prize-winning Arabic fiction to learn about creating vibrant and authentic literary translations. Marilyn Booth, 2019 Man International Booker Prize co-winner with Jokha Alharthi for Celestial Bodies, will reflect on her own translation practice in this interactive session focusing on keeping the source language “inside” the translation – retaining Arabic usage, metaphors and so on within the English text. Relevant to publishers managing a translated list as well as translators keen to discover more about literary translation.

The tutor: Author, translator and editor Marilyn Booth is the Khalid bin Abdallah Al Saud Professor for the Study of the Contemporary Arab World, Oriental Institute and Magdalen College, Oxford. Her numerous translations include works by Hoda Barakat, Hasan Daoud, Elias Khoury and Jokha Alharthi.

Language: Arabic, English