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Translation in systems : descriptive and systemic approaches explained

Author: Theo Hermans
Publisher: Manchester : St. Jerome, ©1999.
Series: Translation theories explained, 7.
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The notion of systems has helped revolutionize translation studies since the 1970s. This book explains how contemporary descriptive approaches came about, what the basic ideas were, and how those  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theo Hermans
ISBN: 1900650118 9781900650113
OCLC Number: 318383697
Description: 195 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preamble: Mann's Fate 1. An Invisible College Names Invisible Colleges Manipulation College? 2. Lines of Approach 'Diagnostic rather than hortatory' Decisions, Shifts, Metatexts A Disciplinary Utopia 3. Points of Orientation 4. Undefining Translation 5. Describing Translation First Attempts Transemes? Real Readers Checklists Comparative Practice 6. Working with Norms Decisions and Norms Toury's Norms Chesterman's Norms Norm Theory Studying Norms 7. Beyond Norms Laws? Translation as Index Equivalence? Historicizing Theory 8. Into Systems Polysystem's Sources Polysystem's Terms Polysystems in Action Polysystem's Limitations 9. More Systems? Mass Communication Maps System, Ideology and Poetics Translation as Field and Habitus 10. Translation as System Expectations Structure Translation as a Social System Self-reference and Description 11. Criticisms 12. Perspectives
Series Title: Translation theories explained, 7.
Other Titles: Translation in systems : descriptive and system-oriented approaches explained.
Responsibility: Theo Hermans.
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