Contemporary Translation Theories

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Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2001 - Education - 232 pages
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"This revised second edition productively updates each of the approaches, incorporating the latest research, and adds a new conclusion addressing the future of translation studies. Offering new insights into the nature of translation, language, and cross-cultural communication, the book will interest students and specialists in translation, linguistics, literary theory, philosophy of language, and cultural studies."--BOOK JACKET.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The North American Translation Workshop
5
The Science of Translation
44
Early Translation Studies
77
Polysystem Theory
106
Deconstruction
145
The Future of Translation Studies
187
Bibliography
204
Index
227
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About the author (2001)

Edwin Gentzler is Director of the Translation Center and Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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