Contemporary Translation Theories Revised 2nd Edition Edwin Gentzler
- Paperback - 248 pages
- 13 Sep 2001
- Multilingual Matters
- 210 x 148 (A5)
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? Second edition updates each of the approaches to Translation theory, incorporating 50-60 pages of new material, including new research ? New conclusion addresses the future of translation studies in the new millennium ? Offers new insights into the nature of translation, language and cross-cultural communication
During the last thirty years, the field of translation has exploded with multiple new theories. Contemporary Translation Theories examines five of new approaches – the translation workshop, the science of translation, translation studies, polysystem theory, and deconstruction – all of which began in the mid -1960s and continue to be influential today.
Edwin Gentzler is Director of the Translation Center and Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is co-editor (with Maria Tymoczko) of Translation and Power (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, forthcoming) and author of numerous articles on translation theory and practice. He serves as co-editor (with Susan Bassnett) of the Topics in Translation Series for Multilingual Matters and is on the editorial board of several journals, including Metamorphoses (Amherst/Northampton), Across (Hungary), and Cadernos de Tradução (Brazil).