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2015 | 29 | 71-83
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Through the Maze of Style, through the Labyrinth of Time. Stylization in the Translation of Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

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The author attempts at showing the impact which style has on the process of translation. The theoretical angle presenting the role of style in a literary text is followed by an examination of the style adopted in Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, which is a novel consisting of six stylistically independent stories with subtle connections established between them. The analysis of the text’s stylization to make it resemble a diary, a host of letters, a journalistic thriller, a memoir, an SF interview and a spoken tale allows to depict the strategies used in the translation of the novel and characterize the factors which determine style, such as genre, historical time, characters and others.
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71-83
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  • Uniwersytet Śląski
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