Introducing Translation Studies is the definitive guide to the theories and Exclusive journal articles and other reading materials chosen by Jeremy Munday. One advantage of Introducing. Translation Studies: Theories and. Applications by Jeremy Munday is that it demonstrates how translation theory applies to the. Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications. Front Cover. Jeremy Munday. Routledge, Feb 28, – Language Arts & Disciplines – pages.

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Pretty poorly written, but basically the only book in existence for this niche.

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An Advanced Resource Book Routledge, Discourse and Register analysis approaches. It’s just a massively under-developed textbook. I found the style somewhat boring, and the paper it’s printed on is horrible. For me, it is a helpful guide as a translation student. I think this book provides a very easy-to-use source of information for students interested in Translation research, as well as to be introduced to the history of Translation.

It’s incredibly hard to say you have to con Even though it was very interesting, it was a bit hard to get through at places, just by the way certain sentences were phrased.

It was easy to read. Well structured, easy to understand, and does a great job of pointing readers to tons of related literature. I initially found the introduction of new models and ways of thinking a little daunting, but by the end of chapter twelve I felt that I was making progress in understanding the general gists of translation studies.


Probably the most physically unpleasant reading experience I have ever had. I would recommend it as a short theoretical introduction to anyone interested in linguistics and tr A dtudies introduction to various theories pertaining to the field of translation studies and related disciplines.

Equivalence and equivalent effect. A fabulous introduction to translation studies that is concise, well-written, and comprehensive.


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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jeremy Munday is Professor of Translation studies at the University of Leeds and has also worked as a freelance translator. Overall a nice textbook, though. To many language students this was an obligatory read, and it served me as a source for my master thesis.

This books is probably more useful for new students in the field but as someone merely interested in the subject I found this book to be a great resource for explaining the current issues surrounding translation and interpretation with tonnes of examples and many references for further reading. Each chapter includes the following features: Dec 30, Miriam rated it liked it. Otherwise, my rating would have been higher; 3.

Published May 29th by Routledge first published I was hoping for introducign that might help with translating, but apparently translation studies aren’t about that. It reads like a laundry list of important texts and authors but does little to form the subject into a cohesive whole.

Introducing Translation Studies

I love the variation it provides in its translaiton, and I love their analysis. It might offer a good overview of the field, but there is way to much repetition. The book is easy to understand and provides good examples which illustrate each of the theories analysed in a practical manner.

Lists with This Book. Fatimah rated it it was ok Nov 12, An amazing and must read book for all the students of TR. The author takes the subject waaaay to serious to a point where it almost becomes comical e. Other editions – View all Introducing Translation Studies: This is the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the dynamic field of translation studies.

It’s incredibly hard to say you have to conform to exact rules in something as complicated as translating literary text: Be the first to ask a question about Introducing Translation Studies.


Studying translation product and process. One must read all chapters and cover it throughly. Theories and Applications Jeremy Munday Limited preview – The paper is so shiny that unless you sit in light too low to read, a big, white, reflective band slices down the page obscuring a swath of words.

Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications

Refresh and try again. This introduction to Translation Studies was a revelation in how it introduced me to the new terminology I will be working with. Nunday feel like the book covered what its title promises; it introduced translation studies. The chapter on machine Ahead of embarking upon a Translation BA at Cardiff University, I thought I’d prepare by investigating one of the course textbooks. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. New features in this third edition include: No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Anna rated it it was ok Jun 14, Never the less it is interesting and content rich, with references to related literature. A lot of names and dates were mentioned, most of them I’ve already forgotten, though they were dealt with praiseworthily. Riku rated it it was ok Nov 12, It is an invaluable resource for anyone studying this fascinating subject area. A wide variety of stusies types is analysed, including a tourist brochure, a children’s cookery book, a Harry Potter novel, the Bible, literary reviews itnroducing translators’ prefaces, film translation, a technical text and a European Parliament speech.

Return to Book Page. A great book that compiles a lot of different theories and practices regarding translation and translation studies.