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Art of Translation and Interpreting
44 articles in this category (not counting subcategories)
Book Reviews (17) Interpreting (36)
Literature and Poetry (37) Translation Techniques (58)
Translation Theory (58) Translator Education (60)
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» Naturalness in translation
By hamideh hashemi | Published 12/29/2009 | Art of Translation and Interpreting | Recommendation:
Abstract Translation has always had many challenges, one of which is how to achieve a natural one. The term natural is a more challengeable term as there is no consensus on its definition. Different fields of studies offer different equivalences for it. The focus of this study lies within manifestation of ‘natural translation’ and finding involved factors to reach or lose it. It tries to gather a set of techniques proposed by various researchers in order to achieve a natural translation. Interference is known as the central point of failure in achieving naturalness. Interference threats the quality of translation when translator fails to transfer the original text to the target language appropriately, in term of considering target language norms. Among solutions offered to treat this problem adjustment is a more common strategy. It will be said that shifts as subset of adjustment is the most effective tools to avoid unnaturalness. It is tried to gather a set of techniques proposed by various researchers in order to achieve a natural translation.
» What would it take for one to be a professional translator?
By Osama Shahin | Published 09/13/2009 | Art of Translation and Interpreting | Recommendation:
For you to be a professional translator, you should first master your own language before you master the target language you are translating into. Bearing in mind the nowadays helping programs and software can't read the author's mind. You as a good translator is the one who should feel and taste the text you are about to translate.
» FOOTBALL IS COMING HOME TO DIE-HARD TRANSLATORS
Football has become a lucrative booming industry over the years, and translations in the field have to be up to the standard.
» Edebiyat ve Çeviri
By Selim Arslan | Published 09/11/2008 | Art of Translation and Interpreting | Recommendation:
Edebiyat hakkında söylenmiş birkaç söze ilaveten, bu alanda çalışan çevirmenler için bunu zorluğu.
» Retour critique sur The Scandals of Translation
By Sanaa Benmessaoud | Published 04/25/2008 | French , Art of Translation and Interpreting | Recommendation:
The article offers an in-depth critical reading of Venuti's seminal work, The Scandals of Translation : Towards an Ethics of Difference. It highlights its pertinence to the on-going discussion within the discipline of how to represent the other, while underlining the pitfalls of prescriptive approaches such as the one proposed by Venuti.
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