Doubts and Directions in Translation Studies

Selected contributions from the EST Congress, Lisbon 2004

| University of Turku
| Bar-Ilan University
ISBN 9789027216809 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
ISBN 9789027292360 | EUR 110.00 | USD 165.00
Like previous collections based on congresses of the European Society of Translation Studies (EST), this volume presents the latest insights and findings in an ever-changing, ever-challenging domain. The twenty-six papers, carefully chosen from about 140 presented at the 4th EST Congress, offer a bird's eye view of the most pressing concerns and most exciting vistas in Translation Studies today. The editors' final choices reflect a focus on quality of approach, originality of topic, and clarity of presentation, and aim at capturing the most salient developments in the contemporary theory, methodology and technology of TS. As always in EST, the themes covered relate to translation as well as interpreting. They include discussion of a broad range of text-types and skopoi, and a diversity of themes, such as translation universals, translation strategies, translation and ideology, perception of translated humor, translation tools, etc. Many of the papers force us to take a fresh look at seemingly well established paradigms and familiar notions, while also making recourse to work being done in other disciplines (Semiotics, Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Contrastive Studies).
[Benjamins Translation Library, 72]  2007.  xii, 362 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Table of contents
1. Theory
What is a unique item?
Andrew Chesterman
Five reasons why semiotics is good for Translation Studies
Ubaldo Stecconi
Translation Studies and Transfer Studies: A plea for widening the scope of Translation Studies
Susanne Göpferich
Modelling translator’s competence: Relevance and expertise under scrutiny
Fabio Alves and José Luiz Vila Real Gonçalves
2. Methodology
Notes for a cartography of literary translation history in Portugal
Teresa Seruya, Marta Teixeira Anacleto, Maria dos Anjos Guincho, Dionisio Martínez Soler, Maria Lin Moniz and Alexandra Lopes
Establishing an online bibliographic database for Canadian Literary Translation Studies
Pamela Grant and Kathy Mezei
The role of technology in translation management
Hanna Risku
Establishing rigour in a between-method investigation of SI expertise
Adelina Hild
3. Empirical Research
Translation revision: A study of the performance of ten professional translators revising a legal text
Alexander Künzli
Translational analysis and the dynamics of reading
Cecilia Alvstad
The effect of translation on humour response: The case of dubbed comedy in Italy
Delia Chiaro
SAT, BLT, Spirit Biscuits, and the Third Amendment: What Italians make of cultural references in dubbed texts
Rachele Antonini
Reception, text and context in the study of opera surtitles
Marta Mateo
What makes interpreters’ notes efficient? Features of (non-)efficiency in interpreters’ notes for consecutive
Helle V. Dam
Traduction, genre et discours scientifique
Dolores Sánchez
4. Linguistics-based
Evaluative noun phrases in journalism and their translation from English into Finnish
Tiina Puurtinen
Translating the implicit: On the inferencing and transfer of semantic relations
Louise Denver
Divisions, description and applications: The interface between DTS, corpus-based research and contrastive analysis
Rosa Rabadán
A clivagem no português: Critérios de classificação e métodos de tradução
Tinka Reichmann
Construals in literary translation: Spatial particles and spatial imagery
Hanne Jansen
Phraseologie und Übersetzung unter Anwendung von Parallelkorpora
Heike van Lawick
The relevance of utterer-centered linguistics to translation studies
Simos Grammenidis and Tonia Nenopoulou
5. Literature-based
De la question de la lisibilité des traductions françaises de Don Quijote
Marc Charron
Collusion or authenticity: Problems in translated dialogues in modern women’s travel writing
Maureen Mulligan
Translators’ agency in 19th-century Finland
Outi Paloposki
Le concept de mimésis: Une clé pour la définition des réécritures d’Antonin Artaud
Annick Mannekens
Name index
Subject index
Doubts and Directions shows the wide landscape of current TS, offering a place for reflection, knowledge sharing and discussion for researchers, scholars and professionals alike as was reflected in an international conference. Throughout the five parts we can see an underlying encouragement to search for new developments and directions not only in TS research but also in training and professional aspects of Translation and Interpreting. The aim of providing food for thought is undoubtedly achieved.”
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Subjects & Metadata

Translation & Interpreting Studies

Translation Studies
BIC Subject: CFP – Translation & interpretation
BISAC Subject: LAN023000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2007005104 | Marc record