PhD Title: Translating children’s crime fiction – genre-specific challenges and their impact on translation strategies
Brief description of research topic
I am currently researching the translation of children’s crime fiction from English into German. My focus is on the challenge that genre-specific characteristics pose to a translator and which strategies the translator uses to negotiate these challenges.
Children's literature, children's crime fiction, translation studies, women's studies
- MA in Translation Studies from City University London in 2012 (Title of dissertation: 'From private eye to child detective: hard-boiled fiction for younger readers')
- MA in English Studies (Victorian Studies) from University of Exeter in 2003 (Title of dissertation: 'Travels of the Mind: 19th-Century Women Travellers in Africa')