GRAMOTA Publishers suggests publishing your scientific articles in periodicals
Pedagogy. Theory & PracticePhilology. Theory & PracticeManuscript

Archive of Scientific Articles

SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2018. 1. Part 1. P. 134-137.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
To Publish Article in the Journal | To show issue content | To show all articles in section | Subject Index

License Agreement on scientific materials use.


Likhodkina Irina Aleksandrovna
Military University of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

Abstract. The article presents the brief history of the French fiction of a detective genre and its actual position in the world. The main differences between the law enforcement systems of France and Great Britain, which complicate the translation process, are considered. By the comparative analysis of P. Lemaitres novel "Alex" in the original and translation into English the methods and ways, chosen by the interpreter to convey this or that term associated with the police and judicial systems of France, are revealed. The paper gives conclusions about the conducted research.
Key words and phrases: , , - , , , detective, criminal literature, judicial-legal terms, comparative analysis, translation.
Open the whole article in PDF format. Free PDF-files viewer can be downloaded here.


  1. Zhirkova M. A. "Krutoi detektiv", "chernyi roman", nuar i polar: nemnogo terminologii // XXI Tsarskosel'skie chteniya: materialy mezhdunarodnoi nauchnoi konferentsii. SPb.: Leningradskii gosudarstvennyi universitet im. A. S. Pushkina, 2017. S. 333-338.
  2. Kirilenko N. N., Fedunina O. V. Klassicheskii detektiv i politseiskii roman: k probleme razgranicheniya zhanrov // Novyi filologicheskii vestnik. 2010. 3 (14). S. 17-32.
  3. Lyutykh S. Politsiya Frantsii [Elektronnyi resurs] // Petrovka, 38: ezhenedel'nyi zhurnal. 2011. 30 (218). URL: (data obrashcheniya: 04.11.2017).
  4. Shishkarev S. N. Politseiskaya sistema Frantsii: diss.. k.yu.n. M., 2001. 166 c.
  5. Clark N. Well it is called noir.. How French crime writers killed the competition [Elektronnyi resurs]. URL: (data obrashcheniya: 04.11.2017).
  6. Felman S. De Sophocle ? Japrisot (via Freud), ou pourquoi le policier? // Litt?rature. 1983. 49. R. 23-43.
  7. Lemaitre P. Alex. P.: Le Livre de Poche, 2012. 408 p.
  8. Lemaitre P. Alex / Transl. by F. Wynne. L.: MacLehose Press, 2016. 358 p.
  9. Lits M. Le roman policier: introduction ? la th?orie et ? l'histoire d'un genre litt?raire. Li?ge: ?d. Du C?FAL, 1999. 208 p.
  10. Panorama of the contemporary French detective novel. Lyon: Quais du Polar, 2015. 21 p.

To Publish Article in the Journal | To show issue content | To show all articles in section | Subject Index

2006-2021 GRAMOTA Publishers

site development and search engine optimization (seo):