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Author Williams, Jenny (College teacher)

Title Theories of translation / Jenny Williams
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
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Series Palgrave textbooks in translating and interpreting
Palgrave textbooks in translating and interpreting.
Contents 1. Of Theorists and Theories -- 2. Theories about the Product -- 3. Theories about the Process -- 4. Theories about the Translator
Summary Translation theories are not a trivial matter for they underpin the choices of decision-makers worldwide: from media moguls who decide which foreign news items to broadcast, to military commanders who recruit interpreters to interface with local people in war zones. "Theories of Translation" deals with such subjective theories as well as more formal ones. It also includes theoretical perspectives on current technological developments, such as user-generated translation. The book is aimed at final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students but will also be of interest to teachers and researchers in Translation Studies and related fields as well as to practising translators who wish to keep abreast of theoretical debates of relevance to the profession. This wide-ranging overview of the most important Translation theories to have emerged in the last 50 years in Europe and beyond provides new perspectives on a range of intercultural connections in a globalized world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Translating and interpreting -- Philosophy.
Translating and interpreting.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1137319380 (electronic bk.)
1299643310
9781137319388 (electronic bk.)
9781299643314
(paperback)