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Becoming a translator : an introduction to the theory and practice of translation

Author: Douglas Robinson
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of Becoming a Translator retains the strength of the first edition while offering new sections on current issues." "Douglas Robinson presents an innovative approach to translation by integrating translation theory and the practical skills required by the working translator. The book provides the type of information and advice that novice translators really need: how to translate faster and more  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Robinson
ISBN: 0415300320 9780415300322 0415300339 9780415300339
OCLC Number: 51871264
Notes: Previous edition: 1997.
Description: ix, 301 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: List of figures --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
1. External knowledge: the user's view --
2. Internal knowledge: the translator's view --
3. The translator as learner --
4. The process of translation --
5. Experience --
6. People --
7. Working people --
8. Languages --
9. Social networks --
10. Cultures --
11. When habit fails --
Appendix for teachers --
Works cited --
Index.
Responsibility: Douglas Robinson.
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