1st Edition

Thinking French Translation



ISBN 9780415255202
Published October 18, 2002 by Routledge
136 Pages

USD $69.95

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Book Description

The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including:
*cultural differences
*register and dialect
*genre
*revision and editing
The course now covers texts from a wide range of sources, including:
*journalism and literature
*commercial, legal and technical texts
*songs and recorded interviews
*this is essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of French. The book will also appeal to a wide range of language students and tutors.

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Biography

Sándor Hervey was Reader in Linguistics at the University of St Andrews. Ian Higgins is Honorary Senior Lecturer in French at the University of St Andrews.