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Dmitry Yermolovich

Independent Researcher, Russia

This paper is a critique of the book "Lewis Carroll in Russia: Translations of Alice in Wonderland 1879-1989" by Fan Parker, Ph.D., which reviews eleven Russian versions of the children's classic. Detailed analysis of Dr. Parker's book has led the author to conclude that most of its principal arguments and findings are unsubstantiated, mistaken, biased or inexpert, and that it cannot possibly be seen as a source of authority in literary translation studies.

Keywords: Fan Parker, translation studies, literary translation, Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, children's literature, Russian translation, Demurova, Shcherbakov

Article history:
Submitted: 18 November 2018;
Revised: 30 November 2018;
Accepted: 1 December 2018;
Published: 20 December 2018

Citation (APA):
Yermolovich, D. (2018). Anti-Parker. English Studies at NBU, 4(2), 145-169.

Copyright © 2018 Dmitry Yermolovich

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