Translation Studies by Susan BassnettTranslation Studies by Susan Bassnett

Translation Studies

bySusan BassnettEditorSusan Bassnett

Paperback | December 3, 2013

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At a time when millions travel around the planet ' some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile ' translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging introduction to the valuable position translation holds within literature and society.

Leading translation theorist Susan Bassnett traces the history of translation, examining the ways translation is currently utilized as a burgeoning interdisciplinary activity and extending her analysis into developing areas such as developing technologies and new media forms.

Translation Studies, fourth editiondisplays the importance of translation across disciplines, and is essential reading for students and scholars of translation, literary studies, globalisation studies and ancient and modern languages.

Susan Bassnettis Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Warwick. She has published extensively on translation, and her best known books includeReflections on Translation(2011),Constructing Cultureswritten with Andr'efevere (1996) andPost-Colonial Translationco-edited with Harish Trivedi (1999). She translates from sev...
Title:Translation StudiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 0.5 inPublished:December 3, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415506735

ISBN - 13:9780415506731

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Table of Contents

Preface to the fourth edition  Introduction  Chapter 1 Central issues  Chapter 2 History of translation theory  Chapter 3 Specific problems of literary translation  Select bibliography