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Description In the late s a new academic discipline was born: We could not read literature in translation, it basdnett argued, without asking ourselves if linguistic and cultural phenomena mcghire were ‘translatable’ and exploring in some depth the concept of ‘equivalence’.

When Susan Bassnett’s Translation Studies appeared in the New Accents series, it quickly became the essential introduction to this new subject. Susan Bassnett tackles the crucial problems of translation and offers a history of translation theory, beginning with the ancient Romans and encompassing key twentieth-century structuralist work.


She then explores specific problems of literary translation through a close, practical analysis of texts, and completes her book with extensive suggestions for further reading.

Twenty years after publication, the field of translation studies continues to grow. Updated for the second time, Susan Bassnett’s Basssnett Studies remains essential reading for anyone new to the field.

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Literature and Fantasy Terrence Hawkes. Language and culture; Types of translation; Decoding and recoding; Problems of equivalence; Loss and gain; Untranslatability; Science or ‘secondary activity’? History of Translation Theory: Specific Problems of Literary Translation: Structures; Poetry and translation; Translating Prose; Translating dramatic texts.

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Review quote ‘Translation Studies provides an admirably informative introduction to a fascinating but complex subject. Book ratings by Goodreads.

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