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Dr Oltjona Totoni

Former Research Student

My Role

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

Thesis Title

Alienese Translation: 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

  •         British and American Studies
  •         British and American English 
  •         Translation Studies
  •         Dystopian 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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