Agnes Whitfield

List of John Benjamins publications for which Agnes Whitfield plays a role.


This study examines the different institutional, disciplinary, and pedagogical factors that come into play when teaching literary works with the goal of fostering dialogue, understood in the sense of civic communication and tolerance. Drawing on an Action Research approach, the analysis probes a… read more
This article explores theoretical dimensions of voice in retranslation in postcolonial situations through a contextualized analysis of extra-textual and intratextual voices in the English-Canadian translation and retranslation of Prochain épisode, Hubert Aquin’s 1965 political novel on Québec’s… read more
Whitfield, Agnes 2006 Between Translation and Traduction: The many paradoxes of Deux SolitudesSociocultural Aspects of Translating and Interpreting, Pym, Anthony, Miriam Shlesinger † and Zuzana Jettmarová (eds.), pp. 101–116 | Article
Several translation paradoxes underlie the writing and translation of the classic Canadian novel, Two Solitudes, whose very title has come to symbolize the irreconcilable gap between Anglophones and Francophones in Canada. These paradoxes reflect the intercultural nature of the book’s themes, the… read more