The translator as communicator (Book, 1997) [Beloit College]
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The translator as communicator

The translator as communicator

Author: B Hatim; I Mason
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, © 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Translator as Communicator argues that the division of the subject into literary and non-literary, technical and non-technical and so on, is unhelpful and misleading. Instead of dwelling on these differentials, the authors focus on what common ground exists between these distinctions. The proposed model is presented through a series of case studies, ranging from legal texts to poems, each of which focuses on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B Hatim; I Mason
ISBN: 0415117364 9780415117364 0415117372 9780415117371 0203992725 9780203992722
OCLC Number: 34514660
Description: vii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Unity in diversity --
Foundations for a model of analysing texts --
Interpreting: a text linguistic approach --
Texture in simultaneous interpreting --
Politeness in screen translating --
Register membership in literary translating --
Form and function in the translation of the sacred and sensitive text --
Cross-cultural communication --
Ideology --
Text-level errors --
Curriculum design --
Assessing performance.
Responsibility: Basil Hatim and Ian Mason.


By taking an integrated approach to translation, Hatim and Mason provide a refreshingly unprejudiced contribution to translation theory.  Read more...
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