LINGUIST List 13.605

Tue Mar 5 2002

Books: Discourse Analysis

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  1. info, New book: (Discourse) The Role of Discourse Analysis for Translation and in Translation Teaching

Message 1: New book: (Discourse) The Role of Discourse Analysis for Translation and in Translation Teaching

Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 13:41:05 +0000
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Subject: New book: (Discourse) The Role of Discourse Analysis for Translation and in Translation Teaching


Edited by Christina Sch�ffner
(Aston University, Birmingham)

It has been widely recognised that an in-depth textual analysis of a
source text is relevant for translation. This book discusses the role of
Discourse Analysis for translation and translator training. One
particular model of discourse analysis is presented in detail, and its
application in the context of translator training is critically

Discourse Analysis for Translation and Translator Training: Status,
Needs, Methods Christina Sch�ffner (Aston University)
Discourse Analysis as Part of Translator Training Anna Trosborg (The
Aarhus School of Business)
Discourse Analysis as Part of Translator Training: Does it Work? How do
we set about it? A Response to Anna Trosborg Beverly Adab (Aston
A Few Remarks on some Key Factors in Analysing Source Texts: A Response
to Anna Trosborg Rodica Dimitriu (University of Iasi, Romania)
On Models, Visibility and Translation Pedagogy: A Response to Anna
Trosborg Carmen Mill�n-Varela (University of Birmingham)
The Deficiencies of Skopos Theory: A Responses to Anna Trosborg Peter
Newmark (University of Surrey)
Text Analysis as a Tool in Translation Training: Why, How and to What
Extent? A Response to Anna Trosborg Palma Zlateva (University of Leeds)
Getting the Balance Right: Some Concluding Comments on the Responses
Anna Trosborg (The Aarhus School of Business)

Christina Sch�ffner is a senior lecturer in the School of Languages and
European Studies at Aston University (Birmingham, UK), Co-ordinator of
the Institute for the Study of Language and Society, and Secretary
General of the European Society for Translation Studies. Her main
research interests are translation studies, political discourse,
textlinguistics, and metaphors. Her most recent publications include
Annotated Texts for Translation: English-German (with U. Wiesemann,
2001), Translation in the Global Village (ed., 2000), Developing
Translation Competence (co-ed. with B. Adab), Translation and Norms
(ed., 1999), Translation and Quality (ed., 1997).

March 2002 
Format: 248 x 168mm 96pp
Hbk ISBN 1-85359-593-4 �26.95 / US$39.95 / CAN$54.95
This book is also available as Vol. 7:3 of the journal Current Issues in
Language and Society.

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