Introducing Corpora in Translation Studies

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Edition: 1st
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Pub. Date: 2004-09-27
Publisher(s): Routledge
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The use of corpora in translation studies, both as a tool for translators and as a way of analyzing the process of translation, is growing. This book provides a much-needed assessment of how the analysis of corpus data can make a contribution to the study of translation.Introducing Corpora in Translation Studies:* traces the development of corpus methods within translation studies* defines the types of corpora used for translation research, discussing their design and application and presenting tools for extracting and analysing data* examines research potential and methodological limitatis* considers some uses of corpora by translators and in translator training* features research questions, case studies and discussion points to provide a practical guide to using corpora in translation studies.Offering a comprehensive account of the use of corpora by today's translators and researchers, Introducing Corpora in Translation Studiesis the definitive guide to a fast-developing area of study.

Table of Contents

List of tables
List of figures
List of abbreviations and acronyms
Acknowledgements x
Introduction 1(2)
Introducing translation studies research
Corpus linguistics and translation
Parallel corpora
Comparable corpora
Corpus design
Corpus tools and data analysis
Features of translation
Translators, style and ideology
Corpora in translator training
Corpora in translation practice
Conclusion 190(3)
Notes 193(5)
Glossary 198(4)
Bibliography 202(10)
Index 212

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