UDC 81'25

ANTHROPONYMIC NAMINGS OF PAGAN DEITIES IN THE RUSSIAN TRANSLATION OF THE NOVEL “AMERICAN GODS” BY NEIL GAIMAN

Kistkina Yulia Mihailovna
Mordovian State University
Master's Degree Student of Foreign Languages Department

Abstract
The paper contemplates different ways of translation anthroponymic namings of pagan deities from English into Russian in the novel “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman. The received data can be useful for understanding the necessary skills and knowledge for translator, who works with namings. The current growing interest to the mythology and religion provides the topicality of the research question.

Keywords: belles-lettres, mythology, nominal nouns, translation, translation transformations


Category: Linguistics

Article reference:
Anthroponymic namings of pagan deities in the Russian translation of the novel “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman // Humanities scientific researches. 2017. № 4 [Electronic journal]. URL: https://human.snauka.ru/en/2017/04/23532

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