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Title: Legal Translation Explained
Written By: Enrique Alcaraz
Brian Hughes
Series Title: Translation Practices Explained vol 4

Volume 4: Legal Translation Explained

Enrique Alcaraz and Brian Hughes

ISBN 1-900650-46-0 c. 120pp.


Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and offer a series of practical problems together with discussions of proposed solutions, as well as insight into the pragmatic ways translators go about finding solutions. The numerous examples and discussions of specific terms make the book useful both as a manual in the translation class and as an invaluable reference work for students, teachers, self-learners and professional translators.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: St. Jerome Publishing Ltd
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1900650460
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 140
Prices: £15.00/£24.00