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LINGUIST List 18.795

Wed Mar 14 2007

Books: Discourse Analysis/Translation/Text&Corpus Ling: Calzada Pérez

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        1.    Philipp Waelle, Transitivity in Translating: Calzada Pérez


Message 1: Transitivity in Translating: Calzada Pérez
Date: 13-Mar-2007
From: Philipp Waelle <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Transitivity in Translating: Calzada Pérez


Title: Transitivity in Translating
Subtitle: The interdependence of texture and context
Series Title: Travaux Interdisciplinaires et Plurilingues en Langues Etrangères Appliquées. Vol. 8
Published: 2007
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=11190

Author: María Calzada Pérez
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039111909 Pages: 341 Price: Europe EURO 53.50 Comment: for Germany EURO 57.20 (incl. VAT), for Austria EURO 58.90 (incl. VAT)
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039111909 Pages: 341 Price: U.K. £ 37.50
Paperback: ISBN: 9783039111909 Pages: 341 Price: U.S. $ 63.95
Abstract:

This book proposes an overall framework of communication (including
translation) that follows CDA (Critical Discourse Analysis)/CL (Critical
Linguistics) principles; it devises an analytic tool for the study of
transitivity in translation along Hallidayian-functionalist lines; and it
incorporates a contrastive corpus of 52 speeches made before the European
Parliament in English and Spanish on 9th March 1993 together with their
corresponding translations. Both sentence and textual levels become units
of analysis. Also, quantitative and qualitative methods are applied.

The author analyses the various types of transitivity shifts at sentence
level. She also shows that these shifts have contextual effects. Another
focus of this study is to present how certain transitivity shifts group
together.

Contents:

Translation Studies - Transitivity - European Parliament - Halliday's
Functionalism - Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) - Critical Linguistics
(CL) - Hatim and Mason's communicative approach - Pragmatics - Semiotics.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics
                            Translation

Written In: English (eng )

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