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Thinking Spanish Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method with a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills.
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Thinking Spanish Translation

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Overview

Thinking Spanish Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method with a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203429525
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/7/1995
  • Series: Thinking Translation Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 Preliminaries to translation as a process 5
2 Preliminaries to translation as a product 12
3 Cultural issues in translation; compromise and compensation 20
4 The formal properties of texts: phonic/graphic and prosodic problems in translating 42
5 The formal properties of texts: grammatical and lexical issues in translation 61
6 The formal properties of texts: sentential, inter-sentential and intertextual issues in translating 72
7 Literal meaning and translation problems 83
8 Connotative meaning and translation problems 98
9 Language variety in texts: dialect, sociolect, code-switching 110
10 Language variety in texts: social register and tonal register 118
11 Textual genre as a factor in translation: oral and written genres 127
12 Genre marking and the crossover between oral and written genres 141
13 Technical translation 154
14 Translation of consumer-oriented texts 163
15 Stylistic editing 176
16 Contrastive topic and practical: subjunctive expressing purpose/aim versus indicative result/effect 187
17 Contrastive topic and practical: orders and requests 192
18 Contrastive topic and practical: pronominalization 198
19 Contrastive topic and practical: passive and impersonal constructions 207
20 Summary and conclusion 214
Glossary 219
References 226
Index 229
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