Theories of Translation by J. Williams

Theories of Translation

byJ. Williams

Paperback | April 23, 2013

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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 practicing 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.

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JENNY WILLIAMS is Professor Emeritus at the Centre for Translation and Textual Studies, Dublin City University, Ireland. She has been involved in teaching, researching and practising translation as well as supervising masters and doctoral dissertations for over 30 years. Jenny's previous publications include The Map: A Guide to Doing ...
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Title:Theories of TranslationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:April 23, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230237657

ISBN - 13:9780230237650

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Table of Contents

1. Of Theorists and Theories
2. Theories about the Product
3. Theories about the Process
4. Theories about the Translator