Thinking Arabic Translation: A Course In Translation Method: Arabic To English by James DickinsThinking Arabic Translation: A Course In Translation Method: Arabic To English by James Dickins

Thinking Arabic Translation: A Course In Translation Method: Arabic To English

byJames Dickins

Paperback | April 10, 2016

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Thinking Arabic Translationis an indispensable book for linguists who want to develop their Arabic-to-English translation skills. Clear explanations, discussions, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems.

The book has a practical orientation, addressing key issues for translators, such as cultural differences, genre, and revision and editing. It is a book on translation method, drawing on a range of notions from linguistics and translation theory to encourage thoughtful consideration of possible solutions to practical problems.

This new edition includes:

' new material in almost all chapters

' a new chapter on parallelism

' two new chapters on technical translation: botanical and Islamic finance texts

' new and up-to-date examples from all types of translation, covering broad issues that have emerged in the Arab world in recent years

' texts drawn from a wide variety of writing types, including newspapers, prose fiction, poetry, tourist material, scientific texts, financial texts, recipes, academic writing, constitutions and political speeches

' at least three full-length practical translation exercises in each chapter to complement the discussions and consolidate learning.

In addition to the updatedTutor's Handbook, aSupplement, containing textual material and practical exercises aimed at further developing the translation issues discussed in the main text, and aTutor'sHandbook to the Supplement, are available

Thinking Arabic Translationis key reading for advanced students wishing to perfect their language skills or considering a career in translation.

James Dickinsis Professor of Arabic at the University of Leeds.Ian Higgins, who, with the lateS'or Hervey, originated the Thinking Translation series, is Honorary Senior lecturer in Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews.
Title:Thinking Arabic Translation: A Course In Translation Method: Arabic To EnglishFormat:PaperbackDimensions:332 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 10, 2016Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415705630

ISBN - 13:9780415705639

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Table of Contents

1 Translation as a process 2 Translation as a product 4 Revising and editing TTs 4 Cultural transposition 5 Compensation 6 Genre 7 Denotative meaning 8 Connotative meaning 9 Phonic/graphic and prosodic issues 10 Grammatical issues 11 Parallelism 12 Sentential issues 13 Discourse and intertextual issues 14 Metaphor 15 Language variety: register, sociolect and dialect 16 Introduction to technical translation 17 Technical translation: botanical texts 18 Technical translation: constitutional texts 19 Technical translation: Islamic finance texts 20 Consumer-oriented texts 21 Summary and Conclusion