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The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies

Edited by: Carmen Millán , Francesca Bartrina

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  March  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415559676
eBook ISBN: 9780203102893
Adobe ISBN: 9781136242151

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Book description

The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art account of the complex field of translation studies.

Written by leading specialists from around the world, this volume brings together authoritative original articles on pressing issues including:

  • the current status of the field and its interdisciplinary nature
  • the problematic definition of the object of study
  • the various theoretical frameworks
  • the research methodologies available.

The handbook also includes discussion of the most recent theoretical, descriptive and applied research, as well as glimpses of future directions within the field and an extensive up-to-date bibliography.

The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies is an indispensable resource for postgraduate students of translation studies.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Prelude Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Where are we? (From Holmes’s map until now) Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The position of audiovisual translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The position of interpreting studies Download PDF
Chapter  5:  What is (not) translation? Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The translation process as object of research Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Research on translator and interpreter education Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The relevance of theory in translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Translation history Download PDF
Chapter  10:  An open system of systems Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Taking up the challenge of a non-prescriptive approach to translation Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Postcolonial translation Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Gender and translation  Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Sociology and translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Functionalism in translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Linguistic approaches in translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Corpus linguistics in translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Cognitive and psycholinguistic approaches Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Multimodality and translation Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Subtitling Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Research paths in audiovisual translation Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Advertising translation Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Stage translation Download PDF
Chapter  24:  News translation Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Approaching localization Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting in conference situations (conference interpreting) Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting (non-conference settings) Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Community interpreting Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Legal interpreting Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Legal translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Scientific and technical translation Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Literary narrative prose and translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Children’s literature and translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  34:  The translation of sacred texts Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Poetry translation Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Translation and globalization Download PDF
Chapter  37:  The impact of new technologies on translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Multilingualism as a challenge for translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Quality in translation studies Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Translation and ethics Download PDF
Subject Index Download PDF
Author Index Download PDF
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