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Title: Diccionario histórico de la traducción en Hispanoamérica
Edited By: Francisco Lafarga
Luis Pegenaute
URL: http://www.iberoamericanalibros.com/cgi-bin/infodetail.cgi?doknr=521736&lang=en&txt=beschreibung
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Esta obra, que consta de 214 entradas, preparadas por algo más de un centenar de especialistas, pretende llenar un vacío documental sobre la traducción en lengua castellana, al ofrecer información detallada acerca de los principales traductores hispanoamericanos, desde la época colonial hasta nuestros días, además de visiones panorámicas sobre los diferentes espacios geográficos. Los artículos vienen acompañados de su correspondiente aparato bibliográfico y aportan exhaustivos detalles de índole editorial, por lo que constituyen una herramienta sumamente útil para conocer la historia de la traducción en Hispanoamérica.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Iberoamericana / Vervuert Verlag
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Linguistic Field(s): Translation
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9788484897361
Pages: 516
Prices: Europe EURO 48
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