Exploring Translation Theories
Routledge, 27 nov. 2017 - 178 páginas
Exploring Translation Theories presents a comprehensive analysis of the core contemporary paradigms of Western translation theory.
The book covers theories of equivalence, purpose, description, uncertainty, localization, and cultural translation. This second edition adds coverage on new translation technologies, volunteer translators, non-lineal logic, mediation, Asian languages, and research on translators’ cognitive processes. Readers are encouraged to explore the various theories and consider their strengths, weaknesses, and implications for translation practice. The book concludes with a survey of the way translation is used as a model in postmodern cultural studies and sociologies, extending its scope beyond traditional Western notions.
Features in each chapter include:
This comprehensive and engaging book is ideal both for self-study and as a textbook for Translation theory courses within Translation Studies, Comparative Literature and Applied Linguistics.
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Chapter 1 What is a translation theory?
Chapter 2 Natural equivalence
Chapter 3 Directional equivalence
Chapter 4 Purposes
Chapter 5 Descriptions
Chapter 6 Uncertainty