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LINGUIST List 19.1780

Wed Jun 04 2008

Books: Translation: Munday

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Rachel Markowitz, Introducing Translation Studies: Munday


Message 1: Introducing Translation Studies: Munday
Date: 03-Jun-2008
From: Rachel Markowitz <Rachel.Markowitztaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Introducing Translation Studies: Munday
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Title: Introducing Translation Studies
Subtitle: Theories and Applications
Published: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/Introducing-Translation-Studies-isbn9780415396936

Author: Jeremy Munday
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415396943 Pages: 256 Price: U.S. $ 100.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415396936 Pages: 256 Price: U.S. $ 28.95
Abstract:

This introductory textbook provides an accessible overview of the key
contributions to translation theory.

Munday explores each theory chapter-by-chapter and tests the different
approaches by applying them to texts. The texts discussed are taken from a
broad range of languages - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian,
Punjabi, Portuguese and English translations are provided. A wide variety
of text types is analysed, including a tourist brochure, a children's
cookery book, a Harry Potter novel, the Bible, literary reviews and
translators' prefaces, film translation, a technical text and a European
Parliament speech. Each chapter includes the following features:

-a table introducing key concepts
-an introduction outlining the translation theory or theories
-illustrative texts with translations
-a chapter summary
-discussion points and exercises.

Including a general introduction, an extensive bibliography, and websites
for further information, this is a practical, user-friendly textbook that
gives a balanced and comprehensive insight into translation studies.

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=35784


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