Chapter 11. From Other Tongue to Mother Tongue in the Drama of Quebec and Canada1

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Louise Ladouceur, « Chapter 11. From Other Tongue to Mother Tongue in the Drama of Quebec and Canada1 », Les Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa | University of Ottawa Press, ID : 10670/1.ut4s0s


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This article aligns itself along the postcolonial trajectory because the phenomena discussed here originate in the power struggle that exists in translation in an officially bilingual country between two languages of unequal status, the legacy of European colonial wars. It is from this angle that sense can be made of many asymmetries noted in the comparison of dramatic texts that English Canada and French Quebec have borrowed from each other by means of translation. These asymmetries can be f...

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