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Thinking Translation Perspectives From Within And Without

Author : Rebecca Hyde Parker
ISBN : 9781599424613
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book is a collection of selected articles based on talks given by established academics and translators, as well as younger researchers, at the third postgraduate symposium organized by the School of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, UK. The objective of the third postgraduate translation symposium at the University of East Anglia was to explore the current relevance of theory to the practice of translation. This volume builds on the key ideas and discussion that arose from the symposium, bringing together, amongst others, the current debates concerning the complex relationship between theory and practice in the field of translation studies, taking into consideration a wide range of perspectives, both modern and traditional. A broad cross-section of research exploring the present relevance of translation theory to practice is presented by many of the individual contributors to this volume. These papers provide both current theoretical insights into the relevance of theory to translation and also, in some examples, offer first-hand experiences of applying appropriate strategies and methods to the practice and description of translation.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Translation Globalisation And Localisation

Author : Ning Wang
ISBN : 9781847690531
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The essays in this anthology deal with translation studies in a global/local context and from a Chinese perspective. Topics such as globalisation, postcolonial theory, diaspora writing, polysystem theory and East/West comparative literary and cultural studies are all discussed.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Phenomenological Perspectives

Author : P.J. Bossert
ISBN : 9789401016469
Genre : Philosophy
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Professor H. L. Van Breda had hoped to write this preface, but his recent, unexpected and untimely death has left that task in my hands. Although my remarks will not be as eloquent and insightful as his surely would have been, some few words are clearly in order here; for the phenomenological community has not only lost the leadership of Fr. Van Breda these last years, but also the scholarship and leadership of Aron Gurwitsch and Alden Fisher - both contributors to this volume - as well as that of Dorion Cairns and John Wild. Our leaders are fewer now but Herbert Spiegelberg is still very obviously one of them. This volume thus presents the work of some of the past and presently recognized leaders in phenomenology - e. g. Gurwitsch, Straus, and Fisher - but, more important perhaps, it also presents the work of some of those who are sure to be future leaders of our community of phenomenological philosophers, if in fact they have not already achieved this status. Most, if not all, of the contribu tors to this volume are in some way or another indebted to Herbert Spiegelberg and his work in phenomenology.
Category: Philosophy

Triangulating Translation

Author : Fábio Alves dos Santos
ISBN : 9027216517
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The articles which appear in this volume stem from papers presented in a sub-section of the II Brazilian International Translators' Forum dedicated to process-oriented research in translation. The congress's main theme, namely Translating the Millennium: Corpora, Cognition and Cultures is reflected in the seven contributions which aim at fostering the dialogue among translation researchers interested in process-oriented investigations. This book highlights one of the main axes, focusing on the interfaces between cognition and translation, and more precisely on the investigation of translation processes from three main vantage points: theoretical perspectives, empirical investigations and pedagogical applications.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

More Than Bricks In The Wall Organizational Perspectives For Sustainable Success

Author : Lea Stadtler
ISBN : 3834989452
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book illustrates different organizational perspectives for achieving sustainable corporate success. Its contributions cover a range of research areas that have been developed at Prof. Gilbert Probst's Chair of Organization and Management at the University of Geneva over the past twenty years. By analyzing current research questions and highlighting corresponding managerial challenges, this book provides a comprehensive view on corporate growth, change management, crisis management, knowledge management, and managing corporate boundaries.
Category: Business & Economics

Style In Translation A Corpus Based Perspective

Author : Libo Huang
ISBN : 9783662455661
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book attempts to explore style—a traditional topic—in literary translation with a corpus-based approach. A parallel corpus consisting of the English translations of modern and contemporary Chinese novels is introduced and used as the major context for the research. The style in translation is approached from perspectives of the author/the source text, the translated texts and the translator. Both the parallel model and the comparable model are employed and a multiple-complex model of comparison is proposed. The research model, both quantitative and qualitative, is duplicable within other language pairs. Apart from the basics of corpus building, readers may notice that literary texts offer an ideal context for stylistic research and a parallel corpus of literary texts may provide various observations to the style in translation. In this book, readers may find a close interaction between translation theory and practice. Tables and figures are used to help the argumentation. The book will be of interest to postgraduate students, teachers and professionals who are interested in corpus-based translation studies and stylistics.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Perspectives On Literature And Translation

Author : Brian Nelson
ISBN : 9781134521944
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This volume explores the relationship between literature and translation from three perspectives: the creative dimensions of the translation process; the way texts circulate between languages; and the way texts are received in translation by new audiences. The distinctiveness of the volume lies in the fact that it considers these fundamental aspects of literary translation together and in terms of their interconnections. Contributors examine a wide variety of texts, including world classics, poetry, genre fiction, transnational literature, and life writing from around the world. Both theoretical and empirical issues are covered, with some contributors approaching the topic as practitioners of literary translation, and others writing from within the academy.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines