A Critical Introduction to Translation Studies

A Critical Introduction to Translation Studies


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A Critical Introduction to Translation Studies by Jean Boase-Beier

Covers theoretical and practical translation where style plays an important role and where the translator's options are not always straightforward.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826435255
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/09/2011
Series: Bloomsbury Critical Introductions to Linguistics Series
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jean Boase-Beier is Professor of Literature and Translation at the University of East Anglia, UK.

Table of Contents

Preface \ Acknowledgements \ Part I: Translation, text, mind and context \ 1. What does translation involve? \ 2. Possible and impossible in translation \ 3. Faithfulness, allegiance, and creativity \ 4. The Translated text \ 5. Theories and practices \ Part II: A Poetics of Translation \ 6. Literary translation as the translation of mind \ 7. Translating the special shape of poems \ 8. Ambiguity, mind-games and searches \ 9. Thinking and doing translation
Bibliography \ Index

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