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Khoshsaligheh, Masood, Saeed Ameri and Milad Mehdizadkhani. 2018. A socio-cultural study of taboo rendition in Persian fansubbing: an issue of resistance. Language and Intercultural Communication 18 (6) : 663–680.
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This paper explored taboo language translation in English language films subtitled into Persian by Iranian fansubbers. Fansubbers’ method was rather directed by the source culture than by the target culture standards. This seems to be an opposition to the leading, conservative ideology upheld in Iranian society and mass media.