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Multilingual Matters, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 226 pages
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This text covers the field of translation applied to information, human relations and literature. It is illustrated with examples and quotations. The content of the book covers the following subject areas: translation topics such as examining, assessing, capitalization, emphasis, idiolect, grecolatinisms across languages, the small print, eponyms and howlers; translation theory: differences between good and bad translation, good and bad writing, literary and non-literary texts and translations, cultural and universal factors; translation as a matter of public interest in the European Union and national parliamnents, as well as in museums and art galleries; and critical discussion of recently published books and conference proceedings.
 

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JANUARY 1993
16
MAY 1993
33
Concept Trials of a Translator The Translation of Longer
37
NOVEMBER 1993
52
MARCH 1994
68
JULY 1994
81
NOVEMBER 1994
100
JANUARY 1995
110
SEPTEMBER 1995
136
Translation Goya Degrees of Translation Venuti and Translation
144
JANUARY 1994 58
151
MARCH 1996
158
JULY 1996
174
Translating and Revising NonAuthoritative Texts George Steiner
187
MARCH 1997
201
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MAY 1995
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About the author (1998)

Peter Newmark, who was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and has an honorary degree from the University of Trieste, teaches principles and methods of translation at the University of Surrey, and teaches in and directs the English for Translators option in the University of Westminster EFL Summer School. He also examines for the Institute of Linguists' International Diploma in Translation, and has recently taught in Palestine, Hong Kong, Brno in the Czech Republic and General Roca in Argentina. He is Vice President and a Life Member of the Institute of Linguists, a Trustee of the Mary Glasgow Language Trust, and a member of Amnesty International. His numerous publications include Approaches to Translation (1981), A Textbook of Translation (1988), About Translation (1991) and Paragraphs on Translation (1993) and a great number of papers and articles.

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