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by Jeremy Munday

Download Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications eBook
Jeremy Munday
Words Language & Grammar
Routledge; 2 edition (August 2, 2008)
256 pages
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This introductory textbook provides an accessible overview of the key contributions to translation theory.Jeremy Munday explores each theory chapter-by-chapter and tests the different approaches by applying them to texts. The texts discussed are taken from a broad range of languages– English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Punjabi, Portuguese and English translations are provided. A wide variety of text typesare analyzed, including a tourist brochure, a children's cookery book, a Harry Potter novel, the Bible, literary reviews and translators' prefaces, film translation, a technical text and a European Parliament speech. Each chapter includes the following features:

a table introducing key concepts an introduction outlining the translation theory or theories illustrative texts with translations a chapter summary discussion points and exercises.

Including a general introduction, an extensive bibliography, and websites for further information, this is a practical, user-friendly textbook that gives a balanced and comprehensive insight into translation studies.

  • Hellblade
One of the standard introductions to translation got better. Prof. Munday has done an outstanding job. This is a must have for anyone in the translation field
  • lolike
Reasonable price, easy to use as an Android app (Kindle), but a paper book still gives me more comfort feeling to read.
  • Nahn
An excellent book on translation studies. It contains the most comprehensive overview of the developements in the discipline. It incorporates all main trends with the most importants maps, charts and figures to illustrate them. Accessible language and clear explanation make it a must not only for every student but also for every scholar who is getting familiar with the discipline in a speedy and efficient manner.
  • watchman
Beyond expectations
  • Goktilar
We use this as a textbook. It's very academic but easy to read as well. Anyone can read it if they are interested.
  • crazy mashine
The students who are studying Translation have to study this Introducing Translation Studies. It is perfect for University Year one students. I dare say!
  • Thordibandis
Great book! Like new one
This is definitely the most clear and shortly described summary of all the most important translation theories. Perfect for students in the Translation Studies field. Very objective, comprehensive and well organized.