Italy's Salman Rushdie: The renarration of “Roberto Saviano” in English for the post-9/11 cultural market

Translation Studies Volume 8, Issue 1, 2015, pages 48-62 DOI: 10.1080/14781700.2014.921238 Serena Bassi This article considers the construction of the literary fame of Roberto Saviano, author of the 2006 Italian bestseller Gomorra, in the British book marketplace. In order to understand the political import of Saviano’s translated author-brand, this analysis utilizes the tools of narrative theory to look at what narratives were created around

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