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Oltjona Totoni

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Oltjona Totoni

Languages and Culture

Confucious Institute



My Role

I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Languages and Cultures at Lancaster University.

Thesis Title

 Translating Anthony Burgess's Nadsat in A Clockwork Orange

Research overview

My research is related to dystopian languages in translation. It investigates A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, the stylistic devices, figurative language, literary content in comparison with the translated text. My research explores Nadsat; the richness of this invented language and the effects, it has on the readers in the ST and TT.

Research Interests

  • Translation Studies
  • British and American Studies 
  • Literature
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Invented Languages
  • Xenolinguistics

Other Interests and Hobbies

I am interested in writing short stories and translating excerpts from British literature.

Contact me

Department of Languages and Cultures


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