Translators' Strategies and Creativity

Selected Papers from the 9th International Conference on Translation and Interpreting, Prague, September 1995

In honor of Jiří Levý and Anton Popovič

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| Charles University, Prague
| University of Geneva
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In their contributions the authors reflect upon Levý’s thinking on translation as a communication process and on Popovič’s insistence on the importance of re-creating a text both at the surface and deep levels. Examples are drawn from literary translation, technical translation, from audio-visual translation and from interpreting, and the authors point out that translators in all domains inevitably come up against linguistic, textual and other constraints, which, if they are to be resolved successfully, call upon a translator’s and interpreter’s strategies and creativity. The authors argue that this is the essence of professional decision-making in translation — according to Levý translation is a decision-making process — and that translation teachers should help students develop an understanding of translation strategies and of the vital role that creativity plays throughout the translation/interpreting process.
[Benjamins Translation Library, 27]  1998.  xiv, 230 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
xi
Translational interpretation as prerequisite for creativity
Translational interpretation: A complex strategic game
Raymond Van den Broeck
1
Textual constraints and the translator’s creativity in dubbing
Frederic Chaume
15
Translating advertisements and creativity
Geneviève Quillard
23
Die autorübersetzung: Ein schritt über die Grenze
Zbynęk Fišer
33
Kultureller kontext und verschiedene strategien bei der Ûbersetzung von Vladimir Tendriakovs „Noč´ posle vypuska“
Carola Jürchott
41
Period norms in translation (past and present)
Translation norms: Do they really exist?
Ewald Osers
53
Orientalism in translation
Ovidi Carbonell i Cortés
63
Sherlock Holmes in early twentieth century china (1896–1916) — popular fiction as an educational tool
Eva Hung
71
Creativity as a major driving force in the eighteenth-century Russian “Translation” of Till Eulenspiegel
Marcia Morris
81
Abhängigkeit der Übertragung deer realien von zeitgemäßen Übersetzungskonventionen
Dušan Tellinger
87
Influence of translation strategies on target-systems norms
Literalness as an overall strategy for translating advertisements in Czech republic
Zuzana Jettmarová
97
Shakespeare translation in south Africa: A history
Alet Kruger
107
Lives of Henri Albert, Nietzschean translator
Anthony Pym
117
Translators’ creativity vs. linguistic and contextual constraints
Translators’ creativity versus sociolinguistic constraints
Eugene A. Nida
127
Linguistic and communicative constraints on borrowing and literal translation
Vladimir Ivir
137
Developing translation/interpretation strategies and creativity
In-training development of interpreting strategies and creativity
Laura Gran
145
Quality of interpreting — a binding or a liberating factor?
Ivana Čeňková
163
Interpreting strategies and creativity
Alessandra Riccardi
171
Consecutive interpreting as a decision process
Bistra Alexieva
181
Degree of text awareness in professional vs. Non-professional tranlators
Kerstin Jonasson
189
Creative problem-solving and translators training
Rosemary Mackenzie
201
Towards a model of strategies and techniques for teaching of translation
Maria Piotrowska
207
A need for reorientation: creative strategies for the teaching of translation into a foreign language
Silvia Roiss and Joanna Weatherby
213
Author index
223
Subject index
229
“This volume [...] is a considerable contribution to translation theory, teaching and practice.”
“[...] this volume contains most valuable in-depth research into the areas suggested by the title. The cultural orientation of all the articles shows that translation is no longer regarded as a strictly linguistic operation. In a concrete, systematic, and manageable manner, and by examination of actual strategies, the authors discuss the commanding issue of translators' creativity. Their success in this effort testifies to the maturity that the discipline of Translation Studies has reached in recent years.”
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Subjects

Translation & Interpreting Studies

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