LINGUIST List 23.3057

Sat Jul 14 2012

Books: Becoming a Translator: Robinson

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <>

Date: 13-Jul-2012
From: Tara Thomas <>
Subject: Becoming a Translator: Robinson
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Title: Becoming a Translator Subtitle: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation, 3rd Edition Published: 2012 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

Book URL: http://

Author: Douglas Robinson Hardback: ISBN: 9780415615914 Pages: 248 Price: U.S. $ 150.00 Comment: Available September 2012
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415615914 Pages: 248 Price: U.K. £ 95.00 Comment: Now Available
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415615907 Pages: 248 Price: U.K. £ 26.99 Comment: Now Available
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415615907 Pages: 248 Price: U.S. $ 44.95 Comment: Available September 2012

Fusing theory with advice and information about the practicalities oftranslating, "Becoming a Translator" is the essential resource for noviceand practicing translators. The book explains how the market works, helpstranslators learn how to translate faster and more accurately, as well asproviding invaluable advice and tips about how to deal with potentialproblems, such as stress.

The third edition has been revised and updated throughout, offering:

-extensive up-to-date information about new translation technologies

-discussions of the emerging "sociological" and "activist" turns intranslation studies

-new exercises and examples

-updated further reading sections

-a website containing a teacher's guide, the chapter "The Translator asLearner" and additional resources for translators.

Offering suggestions for discussion, activities, and hints for the teachingof translation, the third edition of "Becoming a Translator" remainsinvaluable for students and teachers of Translation Studies, as well asthose working in the field of translation.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics                             Translation
Written In: English (eng)

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