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Exploring translation theories

Author: Anthony Pym
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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'Exploring Translation Theories' presents a comprehensive analysis of the core contemporary paradigms of Western translation theory. The book covers theories of equivalence, purpose, description, uncertainty, localization, and cultural translation.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Pym
ISBN: 9780415837897 0415837898 9780415837910 041583791X
OCLC Number: 848267946
Description: xiv, 178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 What is a translation theory? --
Chapter 2 Natural equivalence --
Chapter 3 Directional equivalence --
Chapter 4 Purposes --
Chapter 5 Descriptions --
Chapter 6 Uncertainty --
Chapter 7 Localization --
Chapter 8 Cultural translation --
Postscript --
What if they were all wrong?
Responsibility: Anthony Pym.
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'Exploring Translation Theories' presents a comprehensive analysis of the core contemporary paradigms of Western translation theory. The book covers theories of equivalence, purpose, description, uncertainty, localization, and cultural translation.

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