Nara The author takes the subject waaaay to serious to a point where it almost becomes comical e. Refresh and try again. Functional theories of translation. The only thing that made me unhappy was the poor quality of the binding. Stydies is an invaluable resource for anyone studying this fascinating subject area.
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Nara The author takes the subject waaaay to serious to a point where it almost becomes comical e. Refresh and try again. Functional theories of translation.
The only thing that made me unhappy was the poor quality of the binding. Stydies is an invaluable resource for anyone studying this fascinating subject area. However, mumday do not have to be specializing in translation to read it. Otherwise, my rating would have been higher; 3. I have read this book because it is one of the textbooks for a translation course at university.
Not the end of the world, but I sometimes found myself wondering why a certain section came at that particular point, and sometimes I wondered why a certain section was even introducinv at all because it felt, at best, only marginally relevant.
It was easy to read. I highly recommend it, although I think this book can be better exploited under proper introducnig and in a controlled environment with a teacher able to guide students through each of the topics included. A great book that compiles a lot of different theories and practices regarding translation and translation studies. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview of key movements jeremmy theorists within an expanding area of study, this textbook has become a key source for generations of translation students on both professional and university courses.
This is a practical, user-friendly textbook that gives a comprehensive insight into how translation studies has evolved, and is still evolving. I felt that this book was an ideal way to anticipate my future degree and I look forward to referring back to this text as my studies progress. A visual tour of Introducing Translation Studies. Anna rated it it was ok Jun 14, Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview of key movements and theorists within an expanding area of study, this textbook has become a key source for generations of translation No trivia or quizzes yet.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Pretty poorly written, but basically the only book translaation existence for this niche. Dec 19, Anna Hiller rated it it was amazing Shelves: Probably the most physically unpleasant reading experience I have ever had. For me, it is a helpful guide as a translation student. I had to keep twisting the book around constantly to try t Well structured, easy to understand, and does a great job of pointing readers to tons of related literature.
This introduction to Translation Studies was a revelation in how it introduced me to the new terminology I will be working with. Well structured, easy to understand, and does a great job of pointing readers to tons of related literature. Zenzibar rated it did not like it Apr 07, Studying translation product and process. Account Options Sign in. Be the first to ask a question about Introducing Translation Studies. One must read all chapters and cover it throughly.
Feb 19, Eg rated it liked it. Riku rated it it was translatiln Nov 12, A solid introduction to various theories pertaining to the field of translation studies and related disciplines. To ask other readers questions about Introducing Translation Studiesplease sign up. Discourse and Register analysis approaches. I would recommend it as a short theoretical introduction to anyone interested in linguistics and translation.
The texts discussed are taken from tranlsation broad range of languages — English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Punjabi, Portuguese and Spanish — and English translations are provided.
Overall a nice textbook, though. The chapter on machine translation was the most appealing to me and I see this as an area in which I might specialise.
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Location: 2. I have worked at Lancaster, Bradford, Surrey and, since , Leeds. I am also a qualified and experienced translator from Spanish and French into English. I teach and research in the Spanish subject area and in Translation Studies.
Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications
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