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    Language and translation in fiction

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    • Babel-17

    • Babel-17

      Babel-17 is a 1966 science fiction novel by American writer Samuel R. Delany in which the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis (that language influences thought and perception) plays an important part. It was joint winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1966 (with Flowers for Algernon) and was also nominated for the Hugo ... Read »


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    • Bot Colony

    • Bot Colony

      Bot Colony is an episodic adventure game by Montreal developer North Side Inc. In the game, the player uses a natural language parser to converse with robot characters. The game is played through a PC client, whose major functions are running the 3D world, speech-to-text, and communication with the server, the game's l ... Read »


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    • Darmok

    • "Darmok" is the 102nd episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, the second episode of the fifth season. The episode features Paul Winfield, who previously played Captain Terrell in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and Ashley Judd in her debut acting performance. It describes an in ... Read »


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    • First Contact (novelette)

    • First Contact (novelette)

      "First Contact" is a 1945 science fiction novelette by Murray Leinster credited as one of the first (if not the first) instances of a universal translator in science fiction. It won a retro Hugo Award for Best Novelette in 1996. Two technologically equal species are making first contact in deep space. Both desire the ... Read »


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    • The Interpreter (Kim novel)

    • The Interpreter (2003) is Suki Kim’s first novel. In The Interpreter, Kim creates a twenty-nine-year-old Korean American court interpreter named Suzy Park who makes a startling and ominous discovery during one court case which ultimately reveals the mystery of her parents' homicide. The award winning novel, mainly ... Read »


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    • Lost in Translation (novel)

    • Lost in Translation is a novel written by Nicole Mones, published by Bantam Dell in 1999. It is the story of an American woman trying to lose her past by living as a translator in China. Emotionally charged and erotic, this widely translated bestseller has been universally praised for its authoritative portrayal of a C ... Read »


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    • Lost in Translation (poem)

    • "Lost in Translation" is a narrative poem by James Merrill (1926–1995), one of the most studied and celebrated of his shorter works. It was originally published in The New Yorker magazine on April 8, 1974, and published in book form in 1976 in Divine Comedies. The poem opens with a description of a summer Merrill ... Read »


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    • Lost in Translation: Life in a New Language

    • Eva Hoffman (born Ewa Wydra on July 1, 1945) is a Polish American writer and academic. Born in Kraków, Poland, shortly after World War II. Her parents, Boris and Maria Wydra, survived the Holocaust by hiding in a forest bunker and then by being hidden in a peasant's barn. In 1959, at the age of 13, she emigrate ... Read »


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    • The Sparrow (novel)

    • The Sparrow

      The Sparrow (1996) is the first novel by author Mary Doria Russell. It won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, James Tiptree, Jr. Award, Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis and the British Science Fiction Association Award. It was followed by a sequel, Children of God, in 1998. The title refers to Gospel of Matthew 10:29-31, which relates t ... Read »


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    • Story of Your Life

    • Story of Your Life

      "Story of Your Life" is a science fiction short story by Ted Chiang. The winner of the 2000 Nebula Award for Best Novella, as well as the 1999 Sturgeon award, the major themes explored by this tale are determinism, language, and the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis. A film adaptation by Eric Heisserer titled Arrival and dir ... Read »


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    • Truth in Translation

    • Truth in Translation is a stage play conceived and directed by Michael Lessac, with music by Hugh Masekela. It tells the story of the interpreters at South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The play was written in a collaboration between the interpreters who worked at the TRC, writer Paavo Tom Tammi and th ... Read »


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    • Universal translator

    • A universal translator is a device common to many science fiction works, especially on television. First described in Murray Leinster's 1945 novella "First Contact", the translator's purpose is to offer an instant translation of any language. Technology companies are striving to develop a practical "universal" translat ... Read »


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