Comments: 2006. 2nd Edition. Paperback. A comprehensive course in translation for advanced students of German, which focuses on improving translation quality, whilst clarifying the theoretical issues involved. This second edition addresses a variety of translation issues such as cultural differences, register, and dialect. Series: Thinking Translation. Num Pages: 256 pages, 86 black & white tables, 7 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: CF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Resea
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Publication Date: 2006
Higgins, Ian, Hervey, Sandor, Loughridge, Michael
This is a comprehensive practical course in translation for advanced students of German, which focuses on improving translation quality whilst clarifying the theoretical issues involved. This second edition brings the course up-to-date, and has been fully reworked to give clearer explanations of key terms and include revised chapters on genre, compensation and revision and editing. Based on detailed analysis of translation problems, Thinking German Translation features new material taken from a wide range of sources, including: business and politics press and publicity engineering tourism literary and consumer-oriented texts. Addressing a variety of translation issues such as cultural difference, register and dialect, Thinking German Translation is essential reading for all students wishing to perfect their translation skills. It is also an excellent foundation for those considering a career in translation.Higgins, Ian is the author of 'Thinking German Translation A Course in Translation Method German to English', published 2006 under ISBN 9780415341462 and ISBN 0415341469.
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