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Translation in systems : descriptive and systemic approaches explained

Translation in systems : descriptive and systemic approaches explained

Author: Theo Hermans
Publisher: Manchester : St. Jerome, ©1999.
Series: Translation theories explained, 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The notion of systems has helped revolutionize translation studies since the 1970s. This book explains how contemporary descriptive approaches came about, what the basic ideas were, and how those  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theo Hermans
ISBN: 1900650118 9781900650113
OCLC Number: 318383697
Description: 195 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preamble: Mann's Fate1. An Invisible CollegeNames Invisible Colleges Manipulation College?2. Lines of Approach'Diagnostic rather than hortatory' Decisions, Shifts, Metatexts A Disciplinary Utopia3. Points of Orientation4. Undefining Translation5. Describing TranslationFirst Attempts Transemes? Real Readers Checklists Comparative Practice6. Working with NormsDecisions and Norms Toury's Norms Chesterman's Norms Norm Theory Studying Norms7. Beyond NormsLaws? Translation as Index Equivalence? Historicizing Theory8. Into SystemsPolysystem's Sources Polysystem's Terms Polysystems in Action Polysystem's Limitations9. More Systems?Mass Communication Maps System, Ideology and Poetics Translation as Field and Habitus10. Translation as SystemExpectations Structure Translation as a Social System Self-reference and Description11. Criticisms12. Perspectives
Series Title: Translation theories explained, 7.
Other Titles: Translation in systems : descriptive and system-oriented approaches explained
Responsibility: Theo Hermans.


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