The Translator- Centered Multidisciplinary Construction: Douglas Robinson's Translation Theories Explored by Lin ZhuThe Translator- Centered Multidisciplinary Construction: Douglas Robinson's Translation Theories Explored by Lin Zhu

The Translator- Centered Multidisciplinary Construction: Douglas Robinson's Translation Theories…

byLin Zhu

Paperback | July 25, 2012

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This book embraces the epistemological and methodological issues of theoretical construction in the field of Translation Studies from a historical and global perspective. The theoretical stances are explained in detail through a systemic inquiry into the constructive aspects of theoretical innovation of the American translation theorist Douglas Robinson. In order to renew and promote theoretical thinking in the field of Translation Studies, this book aims to reflect on existing theoretical problems in translation, trace the translation theorist’s innovative and constructive ways of thinking about translation theory, and explore productive philosophical and theoretical resources of translation studies. This book will not only be helpful to a further and full understanding of Robinson’s thoughts on translation, but also offers a rethinking of how to advance Translation Studies epistemologically and methodologically.
Lin Zhu (??) received her PhD in English Linguistics and Literature (Translation Studies) from Nankai University in June 2010. Her major research interests cover linguistics and translation studies, mainly including Western translation theories, the (embodied) cognitive approach to the translation process, and computer-aided translatio...
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Title:The Translator- Centered Multidisciplinary Construction: Douglas Robinson's Translation Theories…Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 6.1 × 0.68 inPublished:July 25, 2012Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Introduction: Robinson, Translation, and Translation Studies – The Ideological Impetus to Robinson’s Theoretical Innovation: Deconstruction – The Solid Ground of Robinson’s Theoretical Construction: Pluralistic Philosophical Approaches – The Rich Sources of Robinson’s Theoretical Innovation: Multidisciplinary Theories – Liberating the Translator: Robinson’s Translator-Centered Theoretical Models – Framing Theoretical Approaches: the Features of Robinson’s Theoretical Thinking – Pushing Theories Ahead: Robinson’s Critique of Western Translation Theories – Robinson’s Translation Theories in Contemporary Translation Studies – Summary and Conclusion.