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Becoming a Translator: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation / Edition 2
     

Becoming a Translator: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation / Edition 2

by Douglas Robinson
 

ISBN-10: 0415300339

ISBN-13: 9780415300339

Pub. Date: 09/26/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Fusing translation theory with advice and information about the practicalities of translating, Becoming a Translator is an essential resource for novice and practising translators. The book helps students learn how to translate faster and more accurately, how to deal with potential problems, including dealing with stress and how the market works. This second

Overview

Fusing translation theory with advice and information about the practicalities of translating, Becoming a Translator is an essential resource for novice and practising translators. The book helps students learn how to translate faster and more accurately, how to deal with potential problems, including dealing with stress and how the market works. This second edition has been revised throughout, and includes an exploration of new technologies used by translators and a 'Useful Contacts' section including the names, addresses and web addresses of translator organizations, training programmes, journals and translator agencies. Exercises, email exchanges and examples have also been updated throughout. Becoming a Translator is an invaluable guide for all aspiring and practising translators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415300339
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/26/2003
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. External Knowledge: The User's View
2. Internal Knowledge: The Translator's View
3. The Translator as Learner
4. The Process of Translation
5. Experience
6. People
7. Working People
8. Languages
9. Social Networks
10. Cultures
11. When Habit Fails

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