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L’Étrange destin de Wangrin or the Political Accommodation of Interpretation

If the reader only reads the story and skips the forward and afterward, he or she will likely leave the reading missing the entire point of the story. Like “Casablanc This is an entertaining and fast-moving tale of a colonial West-African translator who uses his charm, political skills, guile and everything else at his disposal most importantly, money and a good education to work the system to his advantage.

Such a man was Wangrin. Language Program Leadership in a Changing World: Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Brill Rodopi Online Publication Date: The style suits the story brilliantly. Writing under Siege, ed. Share your thoughts with other customers. Limit the search to the library catalogue.

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The story is well told and shines etrnge light on a culture and a social and administrative structure. Eva Drm rated it liked it Mar 14, Don’t have an account? Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. It has the qualities of a good storyteller telling the story of their own life: Terms and Conditions Privacy Statement.


Write a product review. Magnifique roman, fantastique histoire le tout pris d’une magie africaine. So a bit of a crook, then, even if a likeable one. Sn 1 question about The Fortunes of Wangrin…. Un guascone divertente e avido, wanhrin quando serve, ma in pace con il modo, acerrimo nemico di chi osa mettergli i bastoni fra le ruote, ma anche infantile nei desideri fino all’arroganza, manipolatore legato alle tradizioni e a ogni religione sottomano. The Theatre of W. Figures in a Dance: Naino at the LCBC for the recommendation.

This is an entertaining and fast-moving tale etraange a colonial West-African translator who uses his charm, political skills, guile and everything else at his disposal most importantly, money and a good education to work the system to his advantage. I can’t count how many times I cracked up at some of stunts Wangrin was able to pull off. Return to Book Page. Industrial Parsing of Software Manuals. True, to make money, he was ready to play the most outrageous tricks, but always to the detriment of colonizers, local chiefs, or rich traders, for he considered them exploiters of the peasant masses.


Oct 21, Alexandra rated it it was amazing. And that makes the interpreter a rather more important figure than the title suggests. This quote describes Wangrin: Re IFAN, he made ddestin surveys and collected traditions.

The Fortunes of Wangrin

For further questions please contact our TIB customer service. From tohe filled several posts in the colonial administration in Upper Volta, now Burkina Faso and from to in Bamako. Had a need to read stories by authors of the African continent.

Trivia About The Fortunes of W Browse subjects Browse through journals Browse through conferences. Show all volumes and issues. Approaches to Translation StudiesVolume: And Wangrin is certainly an interesting character; the son of a prominent family, he was sent to the colonial school to learn French and worked as an interpreter, which put him in ftrange as the literal and symbolic intermediary between the French colonial administration and the native population, able to play off both sides against each other.

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