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Documentary subtitling : a participant-centred approach

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Documentary subtitling : a participant-centred approach

York, Christine (2006) Documentary subtitling : a participant-centred approach. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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This project addresses one aspect of audiovisual translation: documentary subtitling. It proposes an approach to documentary subtitling that takes into account the specific characteristics of documentary. It identifies three key issues arising from those characteristics: the shared authorship role played by filmmaker and participant; the image-text interaction in the visual channel; and the presence of impromptu speech, as distinct from film dialogue. The impact of these issues on subtitling is discussed through an analysis of three documentaries produced or co-produced by the National Film Board of Canada: Bacon, le film (Bacon, the Film) , directed by Hugo Latulippe (2002); Édith et Michel (Édith and Michel) , directed by Jocelyne Clarke (2004); and Le méchant trip (Exiles in Lotusland) , directed by Ilan Saragosti (2005)

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Études françaises
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:York, Christine
Pagination:iv, 92 leaves ; 29 cm.
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Département d'études françaises
Date:2006
Thesis Supervisor(s):Bandia, Paul
ID Code:9120
Deposited By:Concordia University Libraries
Deposited On:18 Aug 2011 14:45
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 14:52
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