The Translation of Youth Language: A Comparison of Dutch Translations of The Catcher in the Rye and Less Than Zero
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The main focus of this thesis lies on the translation difficulties of youth language as a non-standard language variety, and the translation strategies that can be applied. To illustrate these difficulties and strategies, two significant works of young adult fiction are compared: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, and Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis.