Book review
Milton John & Paul Bandia, eds. Agents of Translation
Amsterdam-Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2009. vi + 337 pp. ISBN 978-90-272-1690-8 95 € 143 USD (Benjamins Translation Library, 81).

Reviewed by Sandra Poupaud
Tarragona

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The ongoing sociological orientation within translation studies has placed the concept of agency under closer and more specific scrutiny over the past few years. Agents of Translation complements the growing body of publications dealing with agents and the concept of agency (see, for instance, Wolf 2002, Buzelin 2007, Kinnunen and Koskinen 2010).

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