2019 Student Research Conference:
32nd Annual Student Research Conference

Le jour du séisme : A French-Algerian Text in Translation

Victor Freed
Dr. Ronald Manning, Faculty Mentor

Le jour du séisme is a novel written by Nina Bouraoui, a French-Algerian author. It centers on her childhood experience of an earthquake in her native Algeria. This presentation deals with some of the obstacles of translating this text from French to English, including issues of style, syntax, punctuation, and metaphor.

Keywords: translation, French, Algerian

Topic(s):French Capstone

Presentation Type: Oral Paper

Session: 309-6
Location: MC 210
Time: 2:45

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