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Redefining Translation
The Variational Approach

ISBN 9781138366909
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
276 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1991 Redefining Translation looks at the practical results and theory of translation as a key area for all those investigating language and culture. The book addresses the need to consolidate advances in the field of translation and critically evaluate the variety of conflicting approaches. The book proposes a comprehensive approach to the study of translation, looking at the topic from a theoretical point of view, and provides an applicable approach to the everyday practice of translation.

Table of Contents


A Note on the Text

1. Introduction

2.The Nature of Translation

3. Building a Theory of Translation

4. Interlinguistic Homologies

5. Extrapropositional Relationships in Homologon Definition

6. The Cultural Equation

7. The Translation Operator as a Cultural Operator

8. Socio-Cultural Parameters and Norms

9. Applications of the Variational Model to Translations in Various Fields

10. Related Fields of Interest

11. Conclusion



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