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Scientific and technical translation

Author: Sue Ellen Wright; Leland D Wright
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©1993.
Series: American Translators Association scholarly monograph series, v. 6.
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Considers style and register in technical translation; special applications; training and autodidactic approaches for technical translators; text analysis and text typology as tools for technical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Ellen Wright; Leland D Wright
ISBN: 9027231818 9789027231819 1556196253 9781556196256
OCLC Number: 29717396
Description: 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Editors' remarks: technical translation and the american translator (by Wright, Sue Ellen); 2. Section 1: Style and register in technical translation; 3. Technical translation style: clarity, concision, correctness (by Herman, Mark); 4. Contrastive scientific and technical register as a translation problem (by Gerzymisch-Arbogast, Heidrun); 5. The challenges of simplicity and complexity: german-english modes and interrelationships (by Watt, Richard K.); 6. The inappropriateness of the merely correct: stylistic considerations in scientific and technical translation (by Wright, Sue Ellen); 7. Section 2: Special applications; 8. Translation, the great pollinator of science: A brief flashback on medical translation (by Fischbach, Henry); 9. Translating for the small world (by Park, William M.); 10. Section 3: Training and autodidactic approaches for technical translators; 11. linguistic and technical preparation in the training of technical translators and interpreters (by Niedzielski, Henry Z.); 12. Toward an expended pedagogy of specialized translation (by Maier, Carol S.); 13. "Retooling"as an Adaptive skill for translators (by Teague, Ben); 14. Section 4: text analysis and text typology as tools for technical translators; 15. Text typology and translation-oriented text analysis (by Gommlich, Klaus); 16. The standard generalized markup (SGML) heuristic textual resources in translation-oriented databases (by Shreve, Gregory M.); 17. Section 5: Translation-orientedd terminology activities; 18. New trends in translation-oriented terminology management (by Galinski, Christian); 19. Bibliography of Polsh terminology resources (by Mitchell, Annmarie); 20. Selected elements from a theory of fractal linguistics: possible implications for machine translation, terminology management, and other NLP applications (by Gross, Alexander); 21. Translators and interpreters as adopters and agents of diffusion of planned lexical innovations: The francophone Case (by Benhamida, Laurel); 22. Contributors; 23. ATA corporate members (1993); 24. ATA institutional members (1993); 25. American translators association, officers and board of directors (1993); 26. Recipients of the alexander gode medal; 27. Subject index; 28. Author index
Series Title: American Translators Association scholarly monograph series, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Sue Ellen Wright and Leland D. Wright, Jr.
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