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Author Nida, Eugene A. (Eugene Albert), 1914-2011.

Title Fascinated by languages / Eugene A. Nida
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2003

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 157 pages)
Contents Fascinated by Languages; Title page; LCC page; Contents; Fascinated by languages; Part I: In more than ninety countries; Travel surprises; Africa South of the Sahara; Asia; Latin America; North America; Eastern Europe; Western Europe; Part II: Bible translation, texts and interpretations; Bible translation; Bible as literary genre; Texts and interpretations; Specific Bible translation problems; Part III: A personal touch; Who am I?; Selective Bibliography; Index
Summary In this unique account of 60 years of Bible translation, Eugene Nida sets out his journey with a personal touch. On the way, he reveals the importance of a solid knowledge of Greek and Hebrew as well as of the historical settings in which the Bible was created, in order to render effective translations. Through his story we get to know Nida's views on translations through the ages, in different cultures and narrative traditions, right through to the 21st Century. This book is in the first place a study in anthropological linguistics that tells the rich history of Bible translation, the Bible So
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-151) and index
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Subject Nida, Eugene A. (Eugene Albert), 1914-2011.
SUBJECT Nida, Eugene A. (Eugene Albert), 1914-2011 fast
Bible -- Translating. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85013724
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Subject LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Translating & Interpreting.
Traduction.
Linguistique.
Terminologie.
Kulturvergleich
Übersetzung
Übersetzungswissenschaft
Evaluation
Bijbelvertalingen.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789027296412
9027296413
9789027226013
9027226016
9781588114082
1588114082