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Translation : theory and practice in dialogue

Author: Antoinette Fawcett; Karla Guadarrama; Rebecca Hyde Parker
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2010. ©2010
Series: Continuum studies in translation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This exciting new book explores the present relevance of translation theory to practice. A range of perspectives provides both current theoretical insights into the relevance of theory to translation and also offers first-hand experiences of applying appropriate strategies and methods to the practice and description of translation. The individual chapters in the book explore theoretical pronouncements and practical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010
(DLC) 2010280466
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antoinette Fawcett; Karla Guadarrama; Rebecca Hyde Parker
ISBN: 9781441192431 1441192433 128327230X 9781283272308 9786613272300 6613272302
OCLC Number: 741691758
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Antoinette Fawcett and Karla L. Guadarrama Garcia --
Part I. Knowing why we do what we do --
1. Who needs theory? / Jean Boase-Beier --
2. Horace's Hyperbaton: Wrapping one's head around 'Word Warps' and Patching up a Gaping Language Gap / Elizabeth Thornton --
3. Theory and Practice of Feminist Translation in the 21st Century / Lina Glede --
4. An Optimality Approach to the Translation of Poetry / Christine Calfoglou --
Part II. New theoretical horizons for new ways of doing literary translation --
5. Re-theorising the literary in literary translation / Clive Scott --
6. In the Furrows of Translation / Agnieszka Pantuchowicz --
Part III. Behind the TT: Translational priorities and asymmetrical relationships of power --
7. The Taming of the Eastern European Beast? A case study of a translation of a Polish novel into English / Paulina Gasior --
8. Network & Cooperation in Translating Taiwanese into English: With Reference to the Translation of Modern Taiwanese Literature / Szu-Wen Cindy Kung --
9. Rendering Female Speech as a Male /Female Translator: Constructed Femininity in the Japanese Translations of Pride and Prejudice and Bridget Jones's Diary / Hiroko Furukawa --
Part IV. Back to basics --
10. The nature, place and role of a philosophy of translation in translation studies / Kirsten Malmkjær.
Series Title: Continuum studies in translation.
Responsibility: edited by Antoinette Fawcett, Karla L. Guadarrama García and Rebecca Hyde Parker.
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Covers key ideas in debates on the complex relationship between theory and practice in the field of translation studies. This book explores the relevance of translation theory to practice.  Read more...


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