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Translation studies

Translation studies

Author: Susan Bassnett
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1991.
Series: New accents (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
Outlines a provocative approach to improving one's life by embracing mistakes, citing cutting-edge behavioral studies and high-profile examples to reveal the importance of sincere apologies and taking responsibility.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Bassnett
ISBN: 0415065283 9780415065283
OCLC Number: 28632616
Description: xxi, 168 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. Central Issues. Types of translation. Language and culture. Decoding and recoding. Problems of equivalence. Loss and gain. Untranslatability. Science or 'secondary activity'? --
2. History of Translation Theory. Problems of 'period study'. The Romans. Bible translation. Education and the vernacular. Early theorists. The Renaissance. The seventeenth century. The eighteenth century. Romanticism. Post-Romanticism. The Victorians. Archaizing. The twentieth century --
3. Specific Problems of Literary Translation. Structures. Poetry and translation. Translating prose. Translating dramatic texts --
Appendix: The original text of The Seafarer.
Series Title: New accents (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: Susan Bassnett-McGuire.


How far linguistic and cultural phenomena are translatable, and the meaning of 'equivalence' are examined in this revised edition of the bestselling text by one of the leading names in the field of  Read more...
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