By Yves Gambier, Miriam Shlesinger †, Radegundis Stolze
Like earlier collections in accordance with congresses of the ecu Society of Translation reports (EST), this quantity offers the newest insights and findings in an ever-changing, ever-challenging area. The twenty-six papers, rigorously selected from approximately one hundred forty provided on the 4th EST Congress, supply a bird's eye view of the main urgent issues and most fun vistas in Translation reviews this day. The editors' ultimate offerings mirror a spotlight on caliber of process, originality of subject, and readability of presentation, and goal at shooting the main salient advancements within the modern thought, method and expertise of TS. As continually in EST, the topics lined relate to translation in addition to analyzing. They comprise dialogue of a wide variety of text-types and skopoi, and a range of issues, resembling translation universals, translation concepts, translation and beliefs, notion of translated humor, translation instruments, and so forth. a number of the papers strength us to take a clean examine doubtless good validated paradigms and established notions, whereas additionally making recourse to paintings being performed in different disciplines (Semiotics, Linguistics, Discourse research, Contrastive Studies).
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These new forms of translating (especially its variety called ‘localisation’) involve words as well as the nonverbal signs that may appear on a computer screen such as colours, still and moving pictures, and sounds. , Esselink 2000; Gambier 1998; Gambier and Gottlieb 2001; and Pym 2004). When confronted with media-rich environments, translators become acutely aware that they need to look beyond words to carry out their tasks and make sense of what they’re doing. Multimedia Translation shows the limitations of theories based on verbal language and calls for a general theory of translation that overcomes the distinction between verbal and nonverbal signs.
These causes may again have deeper origins, such as the building of barriers so as not to have to share power, or simply the social and economic (dis)advantages involved in knowledge possession. : 17). ). Antos does not expect Transfer Studies to become a new interdiscipline with its own unified theory but considers it as “an invitation to other disciplines (linguistics, media and communication studies, didactics, sociology, economics, but also philosophy and cul- Translation Studies and Transfer Studies ture studies), to investigate the chances of accessing new and traditional knowledge, and the barriers which may obstruct access to it (Antos 2001: 7; my translation).
Chancen und Barrieren des Zugangs zu Wissen in Zeiten der Informationsflut und der Wissensexplosion”. In Wissenstransfer zwischen Experten und Laien. Umriss einer Transferwissenschaft, [Transferwissenschaften 1], S. Wichter and G. Antos (eds), 3–33. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. ). 2001. “Introduction”. Encyclopedia of Translation Studies. London & New York: Routledge. Drewer, Petra. 2003. Die kognitive Metapher als Werkzeug des Denkens: Zur Rolle der Analogie bei der Gewinnung und Vermittlung wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse.
Doubts and Directions in Translation Studies: Selected contributions from the EST Congress, Lisbon 2004 (Benjamins Translation Library) by Yves Gambier, Miriam Shlesinger †, Radegundis Stolze