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LINGUIST List 21.3203

Sat Aug 07 2010

Books: Translation: Tonkin, Frank (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, The Translator as Mediator of Cultures: Tonkin, Frank (Eds)

Message 1: The Translator as Mediator of Cultures: Tonkin, Frank (Eds)
Date: 04-Aug-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: The Translator as Mediator of Cultures: Tonkin, Frank (Eds)
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Title: The Translator as Mediator of Cultures
Series Title: Studies in World Language Problems 3
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=WLP%203

Editor: Humphrey Tonkin
Editor: Maria Esposito Frank
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288059 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288059 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027228345 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 90
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027228345 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027228345 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.40
Abstract:

If it is bilingualism that transfers information and ideas from culture to
culture, it is the translator who systematizes and generalizes this
process. The translator serves as a mediator of cultures. In this
collection of essays, based on a conference held at the University of
Hartford, a group of individuals - professional translators, linguists, and
literary scholars - exchange their views on translation and its power to
influence literary traditions and to shape cultural and economic
identities. The authors explore the implications of their views on the
theory and craft of translation, both written and oral, in an era of
unsettling globalizing forces.

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Written In: English (eng )

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