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Title: Introducing Translation Studies
Subtitle: Theories and Applications
Written By: Jeremy Munday
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/Introducing-Translation-Studies-isbn9780415396936
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415396948
ISBN-13: 9780415396943
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 100.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 041539693X
ISBN-13: 9780415396936
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 28.95