The Translation Studies Reader
The Translation Studies Readeris the definitive reader for the study of this dynamic interdisciplinary field. Providing an introduction to translation studies, this book places a wide range of readings within their social, thematic, and historical contexts. The selections included are from the twentieth century, with a particular focus on the last thirty years of the century. Features include:
*Organization into five chronological sections, divided by decade
*An introductory essay prefacing each section
*A detailed bibliography and suggestions for further reading.
Readings: Kwame Anthony Appiah, Walter Benjamin, Antoine Berman, Shoshana Blum-Kulka, Jorge Luis Borges, Annie Brisset, J.C. Catford, Lori Chamberlain, Jean Darbelnet and Jean-Paul Vinay, Itamar Even-Zohar, William Frawley, Ernst-August Gutt, Keith Harvey, Basil Hatim and Ian Mason, James S. Holmes, Roman Jakobson, Andre Lefevere, Jiri Levy, Philip E. Lewis, Vladimir Nabakov, Eugen Nida, Jose Ortega y Gasset, Ezra Pound, Willard V.O. Quine, Katharina Reiss, Gayatri Spivak, George Steiner, Gideon Toury, Hans J. Vermeer
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Translation studies is a very recent academic speciality: the act of translation and teh activity of arguing about translation have been an ongoing human process. This book is in some ways more about ... Read full review
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