ERIC Number: ED454733
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Teaching and Researching Translation. Applied Linguistics in Action Series.
This book reports dispassionately on what has been happening in both the theory and practice of translation and interpreting, and introduces students and teachers of translation to the intricacies of the process and the diverse demands of the profession. The book is divided into four sections and 15 chapters. Section 1, "Translation Studies: History, Basic Concepts and Key Issues in Research," has six chapters: "Translation Studies and Applied Linguistics"; "From Linguistic Systems to Cultures in Contact"; "Equivalence: Pragmatic and Textual Criteria"; "Cultural Studies and Translator Invisibility"; "From Word to Text and Beyond"; and "Literary and Cultural Constraints." Section 2, "Research Models," includes seven chapters: "Register-Oriented Research Models"; "The Pragmatics Turn in Research"; "Focus on the Text"; "Translation and Ideology"; "Translation of Genre Versus Translation as Genre"; "Empirical Research in Translation Studies"; and "Theory and Practice in Translation Teaching." Section 3, "Emphasis on Practitioner Research," and section 4, "Links and Resources," have one chapter each: "Action and Reflection in Practitioner Research" and "Links and Resources" respectively. A subject index and glossary are included. (Contains 378 references.) (KFT)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Applied Linguistics, Cultural Influences, Culture Contact, Interpreters, Language Styles, Pragmatics, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Theory Practice Relationship, Translation
Pearson Education Limited, Edinburgh Gate, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2JE, United Kingdom. Web site: http://www.pearsoneduc.com.
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
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Note: Edited by Christopher N. Candlin and David R. Hall.