Translation Today Trends and Perspectives Edited by: Gunilla Anderman, Margaret Rogers

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21 Feb 2003
Multilingual Matters
234 x 156


This text provides a snapshot of issues reflecting the changing nature of translation studies at the beginning of a new millennium. Resulting from discussions between translation theorists from all over the world, topics covered include: the nature of translation; English as a "lingua franca"; public service translation and interpreting; assessment; and audio-visual translation. The first part of the work covers a discussion stimulated by Peter Newmark's paper, and the second part allows invited colleagues to develop his topics.

Author Biography:

Professor Gunilla Anderman is Director of the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Surrey. A professional translator of drama, her publications are often concerned with linguistic and cultural factors related to Drama Translation, but her research interests cover a wide spectrum including Translation and Language Learning, the Translation of Children's Literature and Translation into and out of English as a Global Language Dr. Margaret Rogers is Deputy Director of the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Surrey with a special interest in Terminology. Having co-managed a number of European projects related to translation, her most recent publications are in the field of Text Corpora and Terminology.

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