Published in paperback for the first time, the Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies is the ideal reference work for anyone with an academic or professional interest in translation. Drawing on the expertise of over ninety contributors from more than thirty countries, the Encyclopedia offers a detailed overview of translation studies. Part 1 covers the conceptual framework of the discipline, with topics including: * drama, literary and poetry translation * machine translation * terminology and term banks. Part 2 presents over thirty entries on the history of translation in major cultural and linguistic communities worldwide. As user-friendly as it is comprehensive, this is a groundbreaking work that will continue to prove invaluable to students, teachers and professional linguists.Baker, Mona is the author of 'Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies', published 2001 under ISBN 9780415255172 and ISBN 0415255171.