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Title: Translation Studies: An Interdiscipline
Edited By: Klaus Kaindl
Mary Snell-Hornby
Franz Pƶchhacker
Description:

This selection of 44 papers from the 163 presented at the Translation Studies Congress which was held in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Institut f|r Dolmetscher und \bersetzer Ausbildung in Vienna, shows how translation studies is moving away from purely linguistic analysis into LSP, psychology, cognition, and cultural orientations. The volume is divided into sections reflecting the focal subject areas of the Congress: Translation, history and culture; Interpreting theory and training; Terminology and special languages; Teaching and training in translation. Also included are papers from a special workshop including interdisciplinary research projects from Vienna.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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ISBN: 1556194781
ISBN-13: 9781556194788
Pages: 438
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ISBN: 9027221413
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