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The Translator's Turn (Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society)

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"Robinson's book is original and stimulating, and I suspect it will remain a provocative landmark in its field for some time to come."--Steven Rendall, Philosophy and Literature

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Covers a wide range of fields, including technical, scholarly biblical, and literary translation; simultaneous and consecutive interpretation; signing; television subtitling; advertising; and weather reports. Robinson examines the history of translation theory--from Augustine through Luther and Goethe to the present--and offers a series of pragmatic models for creative turns the translator makes passing from culture to culture, text to text.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-307) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801840470
Author:
Robinson, Douglas
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore :
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Translating and interpreting
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society (Paperback)
Series Volume:
9315
Publication Date:
19910131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.20x6.20x.94 in. 1.11 lbs.

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