Translation Studies across the Boundaries

Author:   Dorota Osuchowska ,  Lucyna Harmon
Publisher:   Peter Lang AG
Edition:   New edition
Volume:   12
ISBN:  

9783631746844


Pages:   224
Publication Date:   06 December 2018
Format:   Hardback
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This book presents a wide range of topics and approaches in the nowadays Translation Studies, which includes popular, trendy issues as well as niche subjects that are rarely taken up in research. The chapters can be grouped into four thematic divisions that capture some major interests of translation scholars. They discuss the nature of the discipline as such and its dimensions, its development and tendencies in some countries, the process of translation from the perspective of translation practice as well as culture-specific elements in translation.

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Author:   Dorota Osuchowska ,  Lucyna Harmon
Publisher:   Peter Lang AG
Imprint:   Peter Lang AG
Edition:   New edition
Volume:   12
Weight:   0.363kg
ISBN:  

9783631746844


ISBN 10:   3631746849
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   06 December 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Manufactured on demand   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Research in contemporary translation studies - General theory of translation - Myth of the cultural turn - Interpreter's profession in Latvia after 1988 - Translation of foreign literature in Hong Kong in the 1950s - Translation issues in the Amistad case - Lingua-cognitive aspects of translation - Queer (and) translation praxis - Dictionary use by translation - Foreign idiolect in translation - Cultural transplantation - Humour in audio-visual translation

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Lucyna Harmon is Professor at the Institute of English Studies and Head of the Department of Translation Theory, University of Rzeszow, Poland. Her expertise includes general and literary translation, general and comparative linguistics, and intercultural communication. Dorota Osuchowska is Professor at the Institute of English Studies, University of Rzeszow, Poland, where she lectures in academic writing, applied linguistics, and lexicography.

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