Translation of Military Register in the Polish Subtitles of American War Movies

Autor

  • Joanna Pirus WYŻSZA SZKOŁA FILOLOGICZNA WE WROCŁAWIU

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17380/rr2015.2.4

Abstrakt

The paper allows a closer look at the problems with translation of military register from English to Polish. The examples taken from four movies depicting the Battle of Mogadishu, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom served as a research material to establish which strategy – foreignization or domestication – is more often employed and which gives better results. The discrepancies between Polish and American military register make the task challenging and pose many interesting research questions not only in the fi eld of translation studies but also in cultural and rhetorical studies.

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Pirus, Joanna. 2015. „Translation of Military Register in the Polish Subtitles of American War Movies”. "Res Rhetorica" 2 (2). https://doi.org/10.17380/rr2015.2.4.