Translation: A Very Short Introduction

Translation A Very Short Introduction Translation is everywhere and matters to everybody Translation doesn t only give us foreign news dubbed films and instructions for using the microwave without it there would be no world religions a

  • Title: Translation: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Matthew Reynolds
  • ISBN: 9780198712114
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
  • Translation is everywhere and matters to everybody Translation doesn t only give us foreign news, dubbed films and instructions for using the microwave without it, there would be no world religions, and our literatures, our cultures, and our languages would be unrecognizable In this Very Short Introduction, Matthew Reynolds gives an authoritative and thought provoking aTranslation is everywhere and matters to everybody Translation doesn t only give us foreign news, dubbed films and instructions for using the microwave without it, there would be no world religions, and our literatures, our cultures, and our languages would be unrecognizable In this Very Short Introduction, Matthew Reynolds gives an authoritative and thought provoking account of the field, from ancient Akkadian to World English, from St Jerome to Google Translate He shows how translation determines meaning, how it matters in commerce, empire, conflict and resistance, and why it is fundamental to literature and the arts ABOUT THE SERIES The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area These pocket sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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    1 thought on “Translation: A Very Short Introduction”

    1. A nuanced and suggestive meditation on the art of translation. One of the best games in the VSI series that I have read.

    2. A very conscise and entertaining introduction to the workd of translation and some of the most interesting issues that Translation studies and Theorists have been debating for centuries.

    3. Reading plans, pshaw!Every now and again a book turns up in the letter box and I drop what I’m doing and simply sit down and read it. And that’s what happened with Translation, a Very Short Introduction by Matthew Reynolds. It’s a new title in a series called Very Short Introductions and yes, it is very short, only 120 pages not counting the References, Further Reading, Publisher’s acknowledgements and the Index, which takes the book up to 142 pages. I read it in an afternoon.I was inter [...]

    4. Good discussion of the issues at stake in translation - with, crucially, many interesting examples (without which the broader issues are impossible to understand).

    5. A very nice introduction to the ideas used in translation. Reynolds does a great job of explaining that translation involves more than taking a phrase and just changing the words into equivalents in another language. He also has a good number of examples to help explain any of the concepts he wishes to explain. The book also explores what translation can and cannot do with regard to literature (and points out how a national literature is a rather modern development in world history). If you're c [...]

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