Contemporary Translation Theories (Topics in Translation 2nd Revised edition)

Contemporary Translation Theories (Topics in Translation 2nd Revised edition)

By: Edwin Gentzler (author)Hardback

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During the last thirty years, the field of translation has exploded with multiple new theories. Contemporary Translation Theories examines five of new approaches - the translation workshop, the science of translation, translation studies, polysystem theory, and deconstruction - all of which began in the mid -1960s and continue to be influential today.

About Author

Edwin Gentzler is Director of the Translation Center and Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is co-editor (with Maria Tymoczko) of Translation and Power (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, forthcoming) and author of numerous articles on translation theory and practice. He serves as co-editor (with Susan Bassnett) of the Topics in Translation Series for Multilingual Matters and is on the editorial board of several journals, including Metamorphoses (Amherst/Northampton), Across (Hungary), and Cadernos de Traducao (Brazil).

Contents

Editor's Preface Preface to the First Edition Preface to the Revised Edition 1. Introduction; 2. The North American Translation Workshop; 3. The `Science' of Translation; 4. Early Translation Studies; 5. Polysystem Theory; 6. Deconstruction; 7. The Future of Translation Studies Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781853595141
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781853595141
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1853595144
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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