Introducing Translation Studies
Theories and Applications
This is the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the dynamic field of translation studies. Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview of key movements and theorists within an expanding area of study, this textbook has become a key source for generations of translation students on both professional and university courses.New features in this third edition include:The latest research incorporated into each chapter, including linguistic precursors, models of discourse and text analysis, cultural studies and sociology, the history of translation, and new technologiesA new chapter with guidelines on writing reflective translation commentaries and on preparing research projects and dissertations.More examples throughout the textRevised exercises and updated further reading lists throughout.A major new companion web site with video summaries of each chapter, multiple-choice tests, and broader research questionsThis is a practical, user-friendly textbook that gives a comprehensive insight into how translation studies has evolved, and is still evolving. It is an invaluable resource for anyone studying this fascinating subject area.