Overt and covert translation

Juliane House
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In translating, a text in one language is replaced by a functionally equivalent text in another language. Whether and how functional equivalence can be achieved critically depends on two empirically derived (House 1981) types of translation, overt and covert translation. This distinction is tied to a theory of translation (House 1997, 2009).

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House, Juliane
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