Présentation de l'éditeur
This companion offers a wide-ranging introduction to the rapidly expanding field of translation studies, bringing together some of the best recent scholarship to present its most important current themes
- Features new work from well-known scholars
- Includes a broad range of geo-linguistic and theoretical perspectives
- Offers an up-to-date overview of an expanding field
- A thorough introduction to translation studies for both undergraduates and graduates
- Multi-disciplinary relevance for students with diverse career goals
Quatrième de couverture
In a globalizing world with increasingly frequent transnational encounters, translation is fast becoming acornerstone of our everyday lives. As a result, the study oftranslation has become one of the hottest new topics ininternational humanities programs. This text provides students withthe ideal entry–point into this topical subject through arepresentative sample of accessible essays written by well–knownscholars in the field. The contributions outline the evolution oftranslation studies as it transforms research and curriculathroughout the humanities. Reaching out across departmental linesto students with diverse career goals, the essays reflect a varietyof historical, geographic, and cultural perspectives.
Suitable for undergraduate and graduate programs alike, thecommentary in this companion is informed by fresh insights asscholars recast notions of language and culture in a post–coloniallandscape rapidly shedding its Eurocentrism. This is a wide–rangingintroduction to a fast–growing field that brings together some ofthe best recent scholarship to present its most important currentthemes.