Dies ist das Fazit des Zeitartikels von Kai Biermann: LolCats – Das Netzwerk der lachenden Katzen
Belegt ist die Notwendigkeit durch eine
Kate Miltner Writes LOLCats Dissertation For The London School Of Economics, Huffingtonpost
Rund um die Schwierigkeiten des Übersetzens…
Is That a Fish in Your Ear? ranges across the whole of human experience, from foreign films to philosophy, to show why translation is at the heart of what we do and who we are. What’s the difference between translating unprepared natural speech, and translating Madame Bovary? How do you translate a joke? What’s the difference between a native tongue and a learned one? Can you translate between any pair of languages, or only between some? What really goes on when world leaders speak at the UN? Can machines ever replace human translators, and if not, why? The biggest question is how do we ever really know that we’ve grasped what anybody else says – in our own language or in another? Surprising, witty and written with great joie de vivre, this book is all about us, and how we understand each other.