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Abstract

This paper discusses the issue of translator style through the comparison of two Italian translations of H. P. Lovecraft’s . Using a corpus linguistic approach, this paper proposes a method for the identification of potential indicators of translator style based on key cluster analysis. Comparing the two translations with this method identifies which clusters – i.e., repeated sequences of words – are used more frequently by one translator compared to the other. The analysis shows that the two translators differ in their usage of some linguistic features, specifically Italian euphonic , locative clitics, and distal demonstratives, which are then analysed as stylistic divergences.

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