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Can Theory Help Translators?
A Dialogue Between the Ivory Tower and the Wordface





ISBN 9781900650496
Published January 1, 2002 by Routledge
156 Pages

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Can Theory Help Translators? is a dialogue between a theoretical scholar and a professional translator, about the usefulness (if any) of translation theory. The authors argue about the problem of the translator's identity, the history of the translator's role, the translator's visibility, translation types and strategies, translation quality, ethics and translation aids.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Is translation theory relevant to translators’ problems?; Chapter 2 Who am I? What am I doing?; Chapter 3 I translate therefore I am not; Chapter 4 What’s it all for?; Chapter 5 How do I get there?; Chapter 6 Is it any good?; Chapter 7 Help!; conclusions Conclusions;

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Andrew Chesterman, Emma Wagner