Publication details [#11274]

Broeck, Raymond van den. 2000. Vertaaltheorie en het theoretiseren over vertalen en vertalingen [Translation theory and theorizing on translating and translations]. In Bloemen, Henri and Winibert Segers, eds. Incipit: uit het vroegere werk van Raymond van den Broeck [Incipit: from the early work of Raymond van den Broeck]. Antwerpen: KVH Antwerpen. pp. 89–101.
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In the present article the author looks into two aspect of translation theory which are often confused, namely its social function and its scientific pretences. In other words, the author discusses the use of translation theory for translation practice as opposed to the task it fulfils for someone who attempts to find out the truth about translating and translations.
Source : P. Van Mulken