Publication details [#8046]

Wilss, Wolfram. 2004. Translation Studies: the state of the art. Meta 49 (4) : 777–785.


Translation has spoken with growing impact and urgency to mankind for more than two millennia. Not only has it facilitated the understanding of sociocultural structures, economico-political systems, and technological/technical processes; it has also pushed forward our knowledge of the world (including our awareness of ‘otherness’) and widened our (inter-) linguistic and (inter-)cultural horizon.
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