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Nzimande, Erick. 2018. Domestication versus Foreignisation in the English Translation of Mthembu’s Umamazane. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 49 (1) : 149–163.
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This inquiry explores whether the translators into English (A.T. Cope and D. M. Mzolo) of the isiZulu novel Umamazane, written by R. H. Mthembu, chose the domestication or foreignisation strategy in translating proverbs in this novel. The latter appears dominant.