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Translating an Era: Re-performing Yukio Mishima’s Kyōko no Ie [Kyōko’s House] for a Contemporary Audience

thesis
posted on 12.07.2021, 09:08 by LOUIS THEODORE BRAVOS
Metaphors have always been used to explain and understand the process of translation. This thesis examines the process of translation through the metaphor of performance, by presenting a translation of several excerpts from Yukio Mishima's 1959 novel Kyōko no Ie [Kyōko’s House], along with discussion of performative aspects of Mishima's life and of the source text.

History

Principal supervisor

Rita Wilson

Additional supervisor 1

Shani Tobias

Year of Award

2021

Department, School or Centre

School of Language, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics

Course

Doctor of Philosophy (Translation Studies)

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Campus location

Australia

Faculty

Faculty of Arts