Translation

Theory and Practice, Tension and Interdependence

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This book is a collection of articles which highlight the fact that good translation theory is based on information gained from practice. At the same time, good practice is based on carefully worked-out theory. The two are interdependent. The authors who have contributed are persons who know the importance of both theory and practice and the tension between the two. They are not only translators but also have long experience in training others.

The articles cover a wide variety of topics grouped in five sections. The first presents four graphic descriptions of what happens when one translates. The second looks at aspects of the application of theory from the backgrounds of European and Asian translation practices. The third has excellent articles which apply theory to the fields of poetry, opera, drama, and humor. The fourth section provides four ways of putting theory into practice. The fifth gives language specific examples and the last section deals with the application of theory and practice to teaching in an academic context.
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Table of Contents
Editor’s note: the interdependence of theory and practice
Mildred L. Larson
1
Section 1. What happens when one translates
Seeking synapses: translators describe translating
Marilyn Gaddis Rose †
5
Translation and the space between: operative parameters of an enterprise
Michael Scott Doyle
13
Some images and analogies for the process of translation
Alexander Gross
27
Section 2. Some theoretical aspects of translation
The unit of translation revisited
Rosa Rabadán
38
The soviet concept of time and space
Lauren G. Leighton
49
Ever since Yan Fu and his criteria of translation
Fan Shouyi
63
Categorization and translation
Marcel Thelen
71
Section 3. Translating Non-prose genres
The translation of poetry
Burton Raffel
87
Opera Translation
Mark Herman and Ronnie Apter
100
Translation and social discourse: Shapespear, A playwright after Québec’s Heart
Annie Brisset
120
Cultural transfers in the Translating of humor
Henry Z. Niedzielski
139
Section 4. Putting thoery to practice
Translation in theory and practice
Jean-Paul Vinay
157
Sematic and communicative translation: two approaches, one method
Sergio Viaggio
172
A communicative-oriented analysis of quality in nonliterary translation and interpretation
Daniel Gile
188
Checking translation for meaning
Ellis W. Deibler, Jr.
201
Section 5. Language specific issues in translation
Translation of prose fiction from english to hebrew: a function of norms (1960s and 1970s)
Rachel Weissbrod
206
The translator as editor: beginnings and endings in japanese-english translation
Judy Wakabayashi
224
Section 6. Translation in the university setting
Case studies in teaching translation
Heidrun Gerzymisch-Arbogast and Ursula Schnatmeyer
235
Human rights applied to translation: A case for language learners’ right to translate
Francisco Gomes de Matos
254
Contributors
260
ATA Corporate Members
263
ATA institutional members
267
ATA officers and board of directors, 1991
269
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Subjects

Translation & Interpreting Studies

Translation Studies
BIC Subject: CFP – Translation & interpretation
BISAC Subject: LAN023000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting