Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications

Author:   Jeremy Munday
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
ISBN:  

9780415396936


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   18 June 2008
Replaced By:   9780415584890
Format:   Paperback
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This introductory textbook provides an accessible overview of the key contributions to translation theory. Jeremy Munday explores each theory chapter-by-chapter and tests the different approaches by applying them to texts. The texts discussed are taken from a broad range of languages -- English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Punjabi, Portuguese and English translations are provided. A wide variety of text types are analyzed, including a tourist brochure, a children's cookery book, a Harry Potter novel, the Bible, literary reviews and translators' prefaces, film translation, a technical text and a European Parliament speech. Each chapter includes the following features: a table introducing key concepts an introduction outlining the translation theory or theories illustrative texts with translations a chapter summary discussion points and exercises. Including a general introduction, an extensive bibliography, and websites for further information, this is a practical, user-friendly textbook that gives a balanced and comprehensive insight into translation studies.

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Author:   Jeremy Munday
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 15.60cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.385kg
ISBN:  

9780415396936


ISBN 10:   041539693
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   18 June 2008
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Replaced By:   9780415584890
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Jeremy Munday is Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds where he works in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies and the Centre for Translation Studies. He is a specialist in translation theory and his publications include The Routledge Companion to Translation Studies (Routledge, 2008), Style and Ideology in Translation: Latin American writing in English (Routledge, 2008) and Translation: An Advanced Resourcebook (Routledge 2004, with Basil Hatim).

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