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dc.contributor.advisorGramling, David
dc.contributor.advisorWarner, Chantelle
dc.contributor.authorPloschnitzki, Patrick
dc.creatorPloschnitzki, Patrick
dc.date.accessioned2021-06-22T00:36:17Z
dc.date.available2021-06-22T00:36:17Z
dc.date.issued2023
dc.identifier.citationPloschnitzki, Patrick. (2023). “Das Hätten sie mal Richtig Übersetzen Sollen!“ [“They Should've Translated that the Right Way!”] – Folk Myths and Fanscaping in German Dubbing (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA).
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/660084
dc.description.abstract“Somebody translated it wrong at some point, and then everybody started talking that way.” is one of the many constantly perpetuated folk myths arising around dubbing, i.e., lip-synchronized audiovisual translation. This dissertation investigates this and other assumptions in a German-German context, especially the notion of “wrong translations” that is particularly present in fan-made review platforms of television dubbed into German. Contrasted with interviews with agents of the current German dubbing industry, the dissertation further explores online amateur commentary on canonical episodes of the US-American animated sitcom The Simpsons and the fan-translator relationship in a globalized, networked, enlightened context. Central to this research is the concept of fanscaping: unsolicited lay revisions of professional translations, usually generated on (proprietary) online platforms by enthusiast communities insisting, often inconsistently, on intercultural accuracy and semantic precision over translators’ deliberate, pragmatic compromises.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.
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dc.subjectaudiovisual translation
dc.subjectcommentary
dc.subjectdubbing
dc.subjectThe Simpsons
dc.title“Das Hätten sie mal Richtig Übersetzen Sollen!“ [“They Should've Translated that the Right Way!”] – Folk Myths and Fanscaping in German Dubbing
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dc.typeElectronic Dissertation
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizona
thesis.degree.leveldoctoral
dc.contributor.committeememberColina, Sonia
dc.contributor.committeemembervon Ammon, Frieder
dc.description.releaseRelease after 05/19/2023
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate College
thesis.degree.disciplineGerman Studies
thesis.degree.namePh.D.


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