Sofia’s story in translation. Leaving Shanghai: translation and commentary

Séverine Hubscher-Davidson, Jill Leatherbarrow

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The article analyzes the French short story "Sofia's Story. Leaving Shanghai," by Isabelle Charpentier. The characters and plot are explored. It discusses the author's unique writing style which is the use of long and detailed lists that appear at interval's throughout. It presents the story's translation in English language. Also cited is a list of a different sort towards the end that encapsulates the juxtaposition and contrast that centers on Sofia's experiences.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)64-72
Number of pages9
JournalAALITRA Review
Volume9
Publication statusPublished - 9 Nov 2014

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Hubscher-Davidson, S., & Leatherbarrow, J. (2014). Sofia’s story in translation. Leaving Shanghai: translation and commentary. AALITRA Review, 9, 64-72.
Hubscher-Davidson, Séverine ; Leatherbarrow, Jill. / Sofia’s story in translation. Leaving Shanghai : translation and commentary. In: AALITRA Review. 2014 ; Vol. 9. pp. 64-72.
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In: AALITRA Review, Vol. 9, 09.11.2014, p. 64-72.

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