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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Want to Read saving…. I didn’t read this book completely nor did I do it voluntarily; this is one of the books local university requires us to read for our entrance examination. transltaion

Introducing Translation Studies

My class thought it a problem that the conclusions mostly are ‘we can’t really give you rules, just tell you what other people do’, which I actually find very useful. Harem Zirak rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Account Options Sign in. A solid introduction to various theories pertaining to the field of translation studies and related disciplines.

I found the style somewhat boring, and the paper it’s printed on is horrible. Each chapter includes the following features: Sep 08, Nesrine Muhammad rated it liked it Shelves: Zenzibar mundxy it did not like it Apr 07, Dec 25, Sara Al-Dawood added it Shelves: Anna rated it it was ok Jun 14, It was easy to read.

However, you do not have to be specializing in translation to read it.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jeremy Munday is Professor of Translation studies at the University of Leeds and has also worked as a freelance translator. I was hoping for something that might help with translating, but apparently translation studies aren’t about that. The author takes the subject waaaay tranlsation serious to a point where it almost becomes comical e.


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. New directions from the new media. Flavia rated it liked it Jun 19, Refresh and try again.

To many language students this was an obligatory read, and it translaton me as a source for my master thesis. I expected much more from this book. Functional theories of translation. Not the end of the world, but I sometimes found myself wondering why a certain section came at that particular point, and sometimes I wondered why a certain section was even included at all because it felt, at best, only marginally relevant.

This book basically gives you examples and teaches you how other people think about translation. The chapter on machine translation was the most appealing to me and I see this as an area in which I might specialise. The book is easy to understand and provides good examples which illustrate each of the theories analysed in a practical manner.

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May 19, Amir rated it it was amazing. No matter how you turn the book in the light, the band just moves back and forth across the page. 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.

Never the less it is interesting and content rich, with references to related literature.

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I would recommend it as a short theoretical introduction to anyone interested in linguistics and translation. It’s just a massively under-developed textbook. One must read all chapters and cover it throughly. I have read this book because it is one of the textbooks for a translation course at university. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Research and commentary projects. This introduction to Translation Studies was a revelation in how it introduced me to the new terminology I will be working with. Open Preview See a Problem? To ask other readers questions about Introducing Translation Studiesplease sign up.

Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications by Jeremy Munday

To view it, click here. The only thing that made me unhappy was the poor quality of the binding. Well structured, easy to understand, and does a great job of pointing readers to tons of related literature. May 11, Cecilie Larsen rated translatjon it was ok Shelves: Main issues of translation studies. I highly recommend it, although I think this book can be better exploited under proper guidance and in a controlled environment with a teacher able to guide students through each of the topics included.

Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications

A great book that compiles a lot of different theories and practices regarding translation and translation studies. I love the variation it provides in its examples, and I love their analysis. I had to keep twisting the book around constantly to try jreemy Well structured, easy to understand, and does a great job of pointing readers to tons of related literature.