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Steinacher, Susanne. 1997. Vom Rock'n'Roll zum Wiener Schmäh: Translation als Mittel der Akkulturation [From Rock'n'Roll to Viennese Schmäh: translation/interpreting as a means to acculturation]. In Grbić, Nadja and Michaela Wolf, eds. Text, Kultur, Kommunikation: Translation als Forschungsaufgabe [Text, culture, communication: translation and interpreting as a research object] (Studien zur Translation 4). Tübingen: Stauffenburg. pp. 183–201.
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The song repertoire of rock'n'roll group Ostbahn-Kurti mainly consists of Viennese translations of Anglo-American rock'n'roll and rhythm'n'blues songs. The author uses the work of this Austrian rock'n'roll group to discuss translation (conversion) as a means to acculturation.
Source : A. Matthyssen