Book review
Andrew Chesterman. Memes of Translation: The Spread of Ideas in Translation Theory
Amsterdam-Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1997. viii + 219 pp. ISBN Eur. 90 272 16258 / US. 1-55619-706-3 Hfl. 125; USD 69 (Benjamins Translation Library, 22).

Reviewed by Kirsten Malmkjær
Cambridge

Table of contents

Vermeer (1997: 163–164) wishes that "someone . . . would take up the meme subject in detail... so as to find out how far the meme idea carries for translation studies". It is nearing a time for giving as I write, and I hope that Vermeer will find among his presents a copy of Andrew Chesterman's book.

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