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04:59 Jul 15, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: "informed by"/ "visual readings"
The work of the author is informed by conceptual concerns that engage in the interaction of language and visual readings.
Jessica
Spanish translation:Please see below. Space too short.
Explanation:
El trabajo del autor se caracteriza por asuntos de índole conceptual que participan en la interacción del lenguaje y las interpretaciones visuales.

be informed by: to give form to; to give character to; be the formative principle of. Webster's Dictionary.
Based on this definitions, you could use: "se basa en".

(fig.)formar, moldear. Simon & Schuster's Eng-Spa-Eng. Dictionary.

reading: (fig.)interpretación. Collins (Grijalbo)Eng-Spa-Eng. Dictionary.

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Blanca Amoroso
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1 hr
Please see below. Space too short.


Explanation:
El trabajo del autor se caracteriza por asuntos de índole conceptual que participan en la interacción del lenguaje y las interpretaciones visuales.

be informed by: to give form to; to give character to; be the formative principle of. Webster's Dictionary.
Based on this definitions, you could use: "se basa en".

(fig.)formar, moldear. Simon & Schuster's Eng-Spa-Eng. Dictionary.

reading: (fig.)interpretación. Collins (Grijalbo)Eng-Spa-Eng. Dictionary.

Regards!!


Blanca Amoroso
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1 hr
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Explanation:
Here the "work" of the author can also refer to the effort or input that an author puts into his work. Therefore, cannot "informed by" be paraphrased as "concerned with/involved in". Turning to "visual readings" this is simply the physical reading one does and the skills used by the reader(see refs below).
To translate these terms then:
1. to concern o.s. with - "interesarse, ocuparse de"
2. visual readings - "lecturas visuales"

These definitions are dependent on how one interprets your text and the context. Without this I can only offer my interpretation.
I hope this helps.
Neil (English prof.)


    Reference: http://www.csun.edu/cod/conf2000/proceedings/0014Matvy.html
    Reference: http://www.dis.port.ac.uk/~dingleyk/CAL.html
Neil Phillipson
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