Translation Studies: Perspectives on an Emerging Discipline

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Alessandra Riccardi
Cambridge University Press, Nov 14, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 244 pages
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The study of translation is constantly expanding in a world that is experiencing a flourish of translated texts unparalleled in human history. New courses on translation, theory of translation and translation studies are being introduced at university level all over the world. This book provides a panorama of the many ways in which the complex phenomenon of translation is analysed. The contributions to this volume, by a group of leading international scholars, include traditional and new approaches in an interdisciplinary perspective.
 

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Contents

Paradoxes and aporias in translation and translation studies
10
on the textual presence
24
Aspects of a theory of norms and some issues in teaching translation
38
Translation as interpretation
56
Translation and interpretation
75
Universality versus culture specificity in translation
92
what does the future hold?
111
Closer and closer apart? Specialized translation
133
cognitive and experiential aspects
150
Towards characterizing translator expertise knowledge
172
An evidencebased approach to applied translation studies
198
the translators unconscious
214
Index
242
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Alessandra Riccardi is Associate Professor of German-Italian simultaneous interpretation at the Scuola Superiore di Lingue Moderne per Interpreti e Traduttori, University of Trieste, Italy, and co-ordinator of the German Section in the Department of Language, Translataion and Interpretation at the University.

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