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Title: The Routledge Course in Japanese Translation
Written By: Yoko Hasegawa

"The Routledge Course in Japanese Translation" brings together for the first
time material dedicated to the theory and practice of translation to and from

This one semester advanced course in Japanese translation is designed to
raise awareness of the many considerations that must be taken into account
when translating a text. As students progress through the course they will
acquire various tools to deal with the common problems typically involved in
the practice of translation. Particular attention is paid to the structural
differences between Japanese and English and to cross-cultural
dissimilarities in stylistics.

Essential theory and information on the translation process are provided as
well as abundant practical tasks.

"The Routledge Course in Japanese Translation" is essential reading for all
serious students of Japanese at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415607520
Pages: 358
Prices: U.S. $ 130.00
U.K. £ 80.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415486866
Pages: 358
Prices: U.K. £ 29.99
U.S. $ 47.95