The Routledge Companion to Translation Studies

By Jeremy Munday

© 2009 – Routledge

290 pages

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About the Book

The Routledge Companion to Translation Studies brings together clear, detailed essays from leading international scholars on major areas in Translation Studies today.

This accessible and authoritative guide offers fresh perspectives on linguistics, context, culture, politics and ethics and contains a range of contributions on emerging areas such as cognitive theories, technology, interpreting and audiovisual translation.

Supported by an extensive glossary of key concepts and a substantial bibliography, this Companion is an essential resource for undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers and professionals working in this exciting field of study.

Jeremy Munday is Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Translation Studies at the University of Leeds. He is the author of Introducing Translation Studies, Translation: An Advanced Resource Book (with Basil Hatim) and Style and Ideology in Translation, all published by Routledge.

"An excellent all-round guide to translation studies taking in the more traditional genres and those on the cutting edge. All the contributors are known experts in their chosen areas and this gives the volume the air of authority required when dealing with a subject that is being increasingly studied in higher education institutions all over the world"

- Christopher Taylor, University of Trieste, Italy

Reviews

"This accessible and authoritative guide provides cutting-edge research in the current field…The Routledge Companion to Translation Studies can be helpful to students, scholars, practicioners, and anyone who is interested in translation studies."

- Chen Mei and Wen Jun, Chongqing University, Beihang University

Table of Contents

Translation as Text Production. Translation as Intercultural Communication Translation, Ethics and Politics. Translation as a Profession. Issues in Audiovisual Translation

About the Author

Jeremy Munday is Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Translation Studies at the University of Leeds. He is the author of Introducing Translation Studies, Translation: An Advanced Resource Book (with Basil Hatim) and Style and Ideology in Translation, all published by Routledge.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
LAN023000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting