Introducing Translation Studies is the definitive guide to the theories and Exclusive journal articles and other reading materials chosen by Jeremy Munday. One advantage of Introducing. Translation Studies: Theories and. Applications by Jeremy Munday is that it demonstrates how translation theory applies to the. Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications. Front Cover. Jeremy Munday. Routledge, Feb 28, – Language Arts & Disciplines – pages.

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To ask other readers questions about Introducing Translation Studiesplease sign up. Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview of key movements and theorists within an expanding area of study, this textbook has become a key source for generations of translation students on both professional and university courses.

A good, valuable review of different theories. Be the first to ask a question about Introducing Translation Studies. To view it, click here. A lot of names and dates were mentioned, most of them I’ve already forgotten, though they were dealt with praiseworthily. Munday explores each theory chapter-by-chapter and tests the different approaches by applying them to texts.

Introducing Translation Studies

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. An Advanced Resource Book Routledge, It might offer a good overview of the field, but there is way to much repetition.

It’s incredibly hard to say you have to con Even though it was very interesting, it was a bit hard to get through at places, just by the way certain sentences were phrased. The case studies at the end of each chapter were particularly thought-provoking and useful in allowing you to grasp the concepts at discussion in each chapter. My class thought it a problem that the conclusions mostly are ‘we can’t really give you rules, just tell you what other people do’, which I actually find very useful.

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An amazing and must read book for all the students of TR. The chapter on machine translation was the most appealing to me and I see this as an area in which I might specialise. It’s just a massively under-developed textbook.

I love the variation it provides in its examples, and I love their analysis. Never the less it is interesting and content rich, with references to related literature. One must read all chapters and cover it throughly.

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Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications

Nevertheless, the chapters that I went through felt a bit too overlapping at places, it was like I made no process at all. Cultural and ideological turns. Dec 30, Miriam rated it liked it. A great book that compiles a lot of different theories and practices regarding translation and translation studies. The book is easy to understand and provides good examples which illustrate each of the theories analysed in a practical manner.

Want to Read saving…. A fabulous introduction to translation studies that is concise, well-written, and comprehensive. It reads like a laundry list of important texts and authors but does little to form the subject into a cohesive whole. Iris rated it it was amazing Nov 12, Research and commentary projects.

For me thi I didn’t read this book completely nor did I do it voluntarily; this is one of the books local university requires us to read for our entrance examination.

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translatiom Including a general introduction, an extensive bibliography, and websites for further information, this is a practical, user-friendly textbook that gives a balanced and comprehensive insight into translation studies.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. New directions from the new media. This introductory textbook provides an accessible overview of the key contributions to translation theory. Functional theories of translation.


I felt the structure of the chapters was sometimes This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The texts discussed are taken from a broad range of languages – English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Punjabi, Portuguese and Spanish – and English transla This introductory textbook provides an accessible overview of the key contributions to translation theory. If you want to fully digest itit’s rather a heavy book.

Published May 29th by Routledge first published No matter how you turn the book in the light, the band just moves back and forth across the page. Philosophical approaches to translation. I highly recommend it, although I think this book can be better exploited under proper guidance and in a controlled environment with a teacher able to guide students through each of the topics incl I think this book provides a very easy-to-use source of information for students interested in Translation research, as well as to be introduced to the history of Translation.

Dec 19, Anna Hiller rated it it was amazing Shelves: Well structured, easy to understand, and does a great job of pointing readers to tons of related literature. For me, it is a helpful guide as a translation student. The author takes the subject waaaay to serious to a point where it almost becomes comical e. My copy was a stack of loose pages by the time I had reached page Other editions – View all Introducing Translation Studies: I had to keep twisting the book around constantly to try t Well structured, easy to understand, and does a great job of pointing readers to tons of related literature.