A Multilingual Nation: Translation and Language Dynamic in India
Edited by Rita Kothari
  • ISBN : 9780199478774
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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How does India live through the oddity of being both a nation and multilingual? Is multilingualism in India to be understood as a neatly laid set of discrete languages or a criss-crossing of languages that runs through every source language and text? The questions take us to reviewing what is meant by language, multilingualism, and translation. Challenging these institutions, A Multilingual Nation illustrates how the received notions of translation discipline do not apply to India. It provocatively argues that translation is not a