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Why translation studies matters

Author: Daniel Gile; Gyde Hansen; Nike K Pokorn
Publisher: Amsterdam, the Netherlands ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series: Benjamins translation library, v. 88.; Benjamins translation library., EST subseries ;, v. 6.
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Whether Translation Studies really matters is an important and challenging question which practitioners of translation and interpreting raise repeatedly. TS scholars, many of whom are translators and interpreters themselves, are not indifferent to it either. The twenty papers of this thematic volume, contributed by authors from various parts of Europe, from Brazil and from Israel, address it in a positive spirit.  Read more...
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Why translation studies matters.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2009039870
(OCoLC)440283458
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Gile; Gyde Hansen; Nike K Pokorn
ISBN: 9789027288646 902728864X 9789027224347 902722434X 1282558773 9781282558779
OCLC Number: 615631995
Language Note: Articles in English and German.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 269 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface --
Part I. Does TS matter?: Why interpreting studies matters / Franz Pöchhacker --
What matters to translation studies? On the role of public translation studies / Kaisa Koskinen --
Part II. Translation and society: Translators as cultural mediators: wish or reality?: a question for translation studies / David Limon --
Censorship in the translations and pseudo-translations of the West / Carmen Camus Camus --
A world without God: Slovene Bambi / Nike K. Pokorn --
Manipulating the matricial norms: a comparison of the English, Swedish and French translations of La caverna de las ideas by José Carlos Somoza / Yvonne Lindqvist --
Knowledge in translation studies and translation practice: intellectual capital in modern society / Hanna Risku, Angela Dickinson and Richard Pircher --
Part III. Language issues: Is translation studies going Anglo-Saxon? Critical comments on the globalization of a discipline / Mary Snell-Hornby --
Slowakisch: Brückensprache zur slawischen Welt?: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen einer kleinen EU-Sprache / Martina Vankúšová --
Translation Studies and mass media research / Rachel Weissbrod --
Register shifts in translations of popular fiction from English into Slovene / Marija Zlatnar Moe --
Getting the ACCENT right in translation studies / Ian A. Williams --
Die Kirche im Dorf oder die Regierung im Wald lassen: Zum Übersetzungsproblem der Namen von Ämtern und Ähnlichem für Nachrichtenzwecke im Medium Radio / Dieter Hermann Schmitz --
Part IV. Assessment and training: Magnifying glasses modifying maps: a role for translation theory in introductory courses / Heloísa Pezza Cintrão --
Effects of short intensive practice on interpreter trainees' performance / Magdalena Bart"omiejczyk --
Corpora in translator training: a program for an eLearning course / Kerstin Kunz, Sara Castagnoli, Natalie Kübler --
Part V. Psychology: Psycholinguistik, Übersetzungswissenschaft und Expertiseforschung im Rahmen der interdisziplinären Forschung / Caroline Lehr --
Interpreting Studies and psycholinguistics: a possible synergy effect / Agnieszka Chmiel --
fMRI for exploring simultaneous interpreting / Barbara Ahrens [and others] --
Part VI. Postscript: Why Translation studies matters: a pragmatist's viewpoint / Daniel Gile --
Index.
Series Title: Benjamins translation library, v. 88.; Benjamins translation library., EST subseries ;, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Gile, Gyde Hansen, Nike K. Pokorn.

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