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Thinking Arabic translation : a course in translation method : Arabic to English

Author: J Dickins; Sándor G J Hervey; Ian Higgins
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Thinking Translation.
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This title is a comprehensive and practical 20-week course in translation method offering a challenging approach to the acquisition of translation skills.
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Dickins, J. (James).
Thinking Arabic translation.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
(DLC) 2002027830
(OCoLC)50205646
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Dickins; Sándor G J Hervey; Ian Higgins
ISBN: 9781136400933 1136400931 1299699898 9781299699892
OCLC Number: 852158863
Language Note: English and Arabic.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 256 pages).
Contents: Cover; THINKING ARABIC TRANSLATION: A Course in Translation Method: Arabic to English; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Preliminaries to translation as a process; 1.1 BASIC DEFINITIONS; 1.2 INTER-SEMIOTIC TRANSLATION; 1.3 INTRALINGUAL TRANSLATION; 1.4 INTERLINGUAL TRANSLATION; Practical 1.1 Intralingual translation; Practical 1.2 Gist translation; 2 Prelilllinaries to translation as a product; 2.1 DEGREES OF FREEDOM IN TRANSLATION; 2.1.1 Interlinear translation; 2.1.2 Literal translation; 2.1.3 Free translation; 2.1.4 Communicative translation. 2.1.5 From interlinear to free translation2.2 EQUIVALENCE AND TRANSLATION LOSS; 2.2.1 Equivalence; 2.2.2 Translation loss; 2.2.2.1 Translation by omission; 2.2.2.2 Translation by addition; 2.2.2.3 Controlling translation loss; Practical 2.1 Literal vs balanced translation; Practical 2.2 Degrees of freedom in translation; 3 Cultural transposition; 3.1 BASIC PRINCIPLES; 3.2 EXOTICISM; 3.3 CALQUE; 3.4 CULTURAL TRANSPLANTATION; 3.5 CULTURAL BORROWING; 3.6 COMMUNICATIVE TRANSLATION; 3.7 TRANSLITERATING NAMES; Practical 3.1 Cultural transposition; Practical 3.2 Cultural transposition. 4 Compensation4.1 BASIC PRINCIPLES; 4.2 CATEGORIES OF COMPENSATION; Practical 4.1 Compensation; Practical 4.2 Compensation; 5 Denotative meaning and translation issues; 5.1 DENOTATIVE MEANING; 5.1.1 Synonymy; 5.1.2 Hyperonymy-hyponymy; 5.1.3 Particularizing translation and generalizing translation; 5.1.4 Partially overlapping translation; 5.2 SEMANTIC REPETITION IN ARABIC; 5.2.1 Other forms of parallelism; Practical 5.1 Denotative meaning; Practical 5.2 Denotative meaning and semantic repetition; 6 Connotative meaning and translation issues; 6.1 BASIC PRINCIPLES; 6.2 ATTITUDINALMEANING. 6.3 ASSOCIATIVE MEANING6.4 AFFECTIVE MEANING; 6.5 ALLUSIVE MEANING; 6.6 COLLOCATION AND COLLOCATIVE MEANING; 6.7 REFLECTED MEANING; 6.8 OTHER TYPES OF CONNOTATIVE MEANING; Practical 6.1 Collocation; Practical 6.2 Collocation; Practical 6.3 Connotative meaning; Introduction to the formal properties of texts; 7 Phonic/graphic and prosodic issues in translation; 7.1 THE PHONIC/GRAPHIC LEVEL; 7.1.1 Alliteration, assonance, and rhyme; 7.1.2 Onomatopoeia; 7.2 THE PROSODIC LEVEL; 7.2.1 Rudiments of English and Arabic versification; 7.2.1.1 English; 7.2.1.2 Arabic; 7 .2.2 Translating Arabic verse. Practical 7.1 The phonic/graphic and prosodic levelsPractical 7.2 The phonidgraphic level; 8 Grammatical issues in translation; 8.1 INTRODUCTION; 8.2 THE GRAMMATICAL LEVEL; 8.2.1 Words; 8.2.2 Grammatical arrangement; 8.2.3 Morphological repetition; 8.2.3.1 Pattern repet; 8.2.3.2 Root repetition; 8.2.3.3 Suffix repetition; 8.2.4 Lexical repetition; 8.2.4.1 Lexical item repetition; 8.2.4.2 Phrase repetition; Practical 8.1 Lexical item repetition and other forms of repetition; 9 Sentential issues in translation; 9.1 THE SENTENTIAL LEVEL; 9.2 TEXTUAL VARIABLES ON THE SENTENTIAL LEVEL.
Series Title: Thinking Translation.
Responsibility: James Dickins, Sándor Hervey, Ian Higgins.
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