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010 - Translation Troubles and Female Movie Hero Woes

What Was That, Now?

Release Date: 08/19/2014

Art and Loann talk about the fate of foreign books in translation when it comes to the English speaking book markets.  And, modern female movie characters often blaze onto the screen with brains and skills, but then recede so the the male characters can take center stage.  Is this becoming a problem?

Reading list:

Can Books Cross Borders?  By Tim Parks 

We're losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome  By Tasha Robinson