Translating Texts: An Introductory Coursebook on Translation and Text Formation

Authors

  • Tadej Pahor University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Slovenia
  • Agnes Pisanski Peterlin University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Slovenia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/stridon.2.1.133-136

Keywords:

Brian James Baer, Christopher D. Mellinger, role of discourse conventions in translation, role of genre, translator training

Abstract

Translating Texts: An Introductory Coursebook on Translation and Text Formation, a textbook intended for trainee translators in both language-specific and language-neutral translation courses, as well as for language students, provides authentic materials designed to promote text awareness. It offers students an opportunity to gain insight into a text-centered approach to translation, fostering systematic reflection on macro and- micro-textual features of selected genres.

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References

Baer, Brian James, and Christopher D. Mellinger, eds. 2020. Translating Texts: An Introductory Coursebook on Translation and Text Formation. New York: Routledge.

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Published

28.06.2022

How to Cite

Pahor, T., & Pisanski Peterlin, A. (2022). Translating Texts: An Introductory Coursebook on Translation and Text Formation. STRIDON: Studies in Translation and Interpreting, 2(1), 133–136. https://doi.org/10.4312/stridon.2.1.133-136

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