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- DescriptionThis book covers the history of the theory and practice of translation from Cicero to the digital age. It examines all major processes of translation, offers critical accounts of current research, and compares theoretical perspectives on the problems of translation ranging from sacred texts and drama to science and diplomatic interpretation.
- Author BiographyKirsten Malmkjaer is Chair of Translation Studies in the School of Modern Languages at the University of Leicester. She is General Editor of the journal, Target: International Journal of Translation Studies (John Benjamins), and the author of Linguistics and the Language of Translation (EUP 2005). She is co-editor with Gillian Brown, Alastair Pollitt and John N. Williams of Language Understanding (OUP 1994), and with John Williams of Context in Language Learning and Language Understanding (OUP 1998). She is editor of The Linguistics Encyclopaedia (third edition, Routledge, 2010). Kevin Windle is Reader in Translation Studies, Australian National University. His teaching and research interests include modern Russian and Polish literature, Slavonic lexicography, and translation studies. His translations include: Sergey Aksakov, Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler (Northwestern UP 1998); Andrzej Drawicz, The Master and the Devil: A Study of Mikhail Bulgakov (Edwin Mellen Press 2001); Joachim Latacz, Troy and Homer: Towards a Solution of an Old Mystery (OUP 2004); and Luciano Canfora, Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator (EUP 2007). He is co-editor, with David Lovell, of Our Unswerving Loyalty: A Documentary Survey of Relations between the Communist Party of Australia and Moscow, 1920-1940 (ANU E Press 2008).
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication17/03/2011
- Series TitleOxford Handbooks
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published2011
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Weight1240 g
- Width181 mm
- Height252 mm
- Spine39 mm
- Edited byKevin Windle,Kirsten Malmkjaer
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