Author: Chiara Bucaria

Chiara Bucaria (University of Bologna, Italy) investigates the translation and adaptation of audiovisual products for different lingua-cultural contexts, with a particular interest in the transfer of different forms of humor and their perception on the part of audiences. Chiara is co-editor of Between Text and Image: Updating Research in Screen Translation and author of Dark Humour As a Culture Specific Phenomenon: A Study in Audiovisual Translation.

Gleetalians, or Glee’s Italian Promotional Paratexts – Part 1

In this post I propose to look at some of the promotional videos used for the Italian launch of Glee, which premiered on FOX Italia on December 25th, 2009. I will look at two examples in which the dubbed Italian version was superimposed on the English original.