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LINGUIST List 22.4960

Sat Dec 10 2011

Books: Translation/Applied Ling: Corness, Jettmarová (Eds), Levý

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , The Art of Translation: Corness, Jettmarová (Eds), Levý


Message 1: The Art of Translation: Corness, Jettmarová (Eds), Levý
Date: 07-Dec-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: The Art of Translation: Corness, Jettmarová (Eds), Levý
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Title: The Art of Translation
Series Title: Benjamins Translation Library 97
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/btl.97

Author: Jiří Levý
Editor: Patrick Corness
Editor: Zuzana Jettmarová
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027284112 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027284112 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027224453 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027224453 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027224453 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Abstract:

Jiří Levý's seminal work, "The Art of Translation", considered a
timeless classic in Translation Studies, is now available in English. Having
drawn on adjacent disciplines, the methodology of Czech functional
sociosemiotic structuralism and the state-of-the art in the West, Levý
synthesized his findings and experience in the field presenting them in a
reader-friendly book, which combines the approaches of a theoretician,
systemic analyst, historian, critic, teacher, practitioner and populariser.
Although focused on literary translation from theoretical, descriptive and
historical perspectives, it presents a conceptualization of a general theory,
addressing a number of issues discussed today. The 'practical' mission of
the book as a theory extending to practice is based on the same historical-
dialectic affinity of methods, norms, functions and values, accounting for the
translator's agency and other contextual agents involved in the
communication process. The book will be useful to translators, researchers,
students and teachers in Translation and Literary Studies.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Translation

Written In: English (eng )

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