The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies

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Carmen Millán, Francesca Bartrina
Routledge, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 571 pages
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The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art account of the complex field of translation studies.

Written by leading specialists from around the world, this volume brings together authoritative original articles on pressing issues including:

  • the current status of the field and its interdisciplinary nature
  • the problematic definition of the object of study
  • the various theoretical frameworks
  • the research methodologies available.

The handbook also includes discussion of the most recent theoretical, descriptive and applied research, as well as glimpses of future directions within the field and an extensive up-to-date bibliography.

The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies is an indispensable resource for postgraduate students of translation studies.


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the journey through a discipline
The institutionalization of the discipline
Translation studies as an academic discipline
Defining the object of research in translation studies
Theoretical frameworks and research methodologies
Specialized practices
Future challenges
Author Index
Subject Index

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About the author (2013)

Carmen Millan Varela is former lecturer in Translation Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Francesca Bartrina is a lecturer in the Translation Studies Department at the University of Vic, Spain.

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