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Title: Thinking French Translation
Subtitle: A Course in Translation Method: French to English
Written By: Sandor Hervey
Ian Higgins
Series Title: Thinking Translation
Description:

The new edition of this popular course in translation from
French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including:
*Cultural differences
*Register and dialect
*Genre
*Revision and editing
The course now covers texts from a wide range of sources, including:
*Journalism and literature
*Commercial, legal and technical texts
*Songs and recorded interviews

This is essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Frenchon translation courses. The book will also appeal to wide range of language students and tutors.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415255228
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Pages: 320
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ISBN: 0415255201
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 136
Prices: 40.00