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Title: The Routledge Companion to Translation Studies
Written By: Jeremy Munday
URL: http://routledge.com/9780415396417
Series Title: Routledge Companions
Description:

The Routledge Companion to Translation Studies brings together clear,
detailed essays from leading international scholars on major areas in
Translation Studies today.

This accessible and authoritative guide offers fresh perspectives on
linguistics, context, culture, politics and ethics and contains a range of
contributions on emerging areas such as cognitive theories, technology,
interpreting and audiovisual translation.

Supported by an extensive glossary of key concepts and a substantial
bibliography, this Companion is an essential resource for undergraduates,
postgraduates, researchers and professionals working in this exciting field
of study.

Jeremy Munday is Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Translation Studies at the
University of Leeds. He is the author of Introducing Translation Studies,
Translation: An Advanced Resource Book (with Basil Hatim) and Style and
Ideology in Translation, all published by Routledge.

"An excellent all-round guide to translation studies taking in the more
traditional genres and those on the cutting edge. All the contributors are
known experts in their chosen areas and this gives the volume the air of
authority required when dealing with a subject that is being increasingly
studied in higher education institutions all over the world."
- Christopher Taylor, University of Trieste, Italy

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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ISBN: 0415396409
ISBN-13: 9780415396400
Pages: 290
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ISBN: 0415396417
ISBN-13: 9780415396417
Pages: 290
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