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Evaluation in translation : critical points of translator decision-making

Author: Jeremy Munday
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
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In this book, Jeremy Munday presents advances towards a general theory of evaluation in translator decision-making that will be€of high importance€to translator and interpreter training and to descriptive translation analysis. By 'evaluation' the author refers to how a translator's subjective stance manifests itself linguistically in a text. In a world where translation and interpreting function as a prism through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Munday, Jeremy.
Evaluation in translation.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012
(DLC) 2011047891
(OCoLC)730403876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Munday
ISBN: 9780203117743 0203117743 9781136305641 1136305645 9781136305597 1136305599 9781136305634 1136305637 1280776439 9781280776434 9786613686824 6613686824
OCLC Number: 796796383
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 190 pages)
Contents: Title --
INTRODUCTION --
1. EVALUATION AND TRANSLATION --
1.0. Introduction --
1.1. Ideology and axiology --
1.2. Systemic functional linguistics and the value orientation of language --
1.2.1. Ideology and axiology in translation --
1.3. Appraisal theory and the concept of evaluation --
1.3.1. The system of appraisal --
1.3.1. 1 Direct, or 'inscribed', attitude --
1.3.1. 2 Indirect, or invoked, attitude --
1.3.1. 3 Evoked attitude --
1.3.1. 4 Provoked attitude --
1.3.2. Studies of attitude in translation --
1.3.3. Graduation and engagement. 1.4. Evaluation as an integrated complex --
1.5. Evaluation, textual voice and evidentiality --
1.6. Evaluation and reading positions --
1.7. Evaluation and 'critical points' in translator and interpreter decision-making --
2. The interpretation of political speech --
2.0. Introduction --
2.1. The broadcast context --
2.2. The expression of appraisal --
2.2.1. Affect --
2.2.2. Judgement --
2.2.3. Appreciation --
2.2.4. Provoked evaluation --
lexical metaphors --
2.2.5. Indirect evaluation and the question of translation --
2.2.6. Graduation --
2.2.7. Counter-expectancy indicators --
2.2.8. Engagement --
2.3. Deictic positioning. 4.1.2. Evaluative keys and reading position --
4.2. Revision between author, translator and reader --
Mario Vargas Llosa --
4.2.1. Correspondence and queries --
4.2.2. Indirect, associative evaluation --
4.2.3. The reader-author relationship --
4.2.4. Lexical alternatives in the essay genre --
4.3. The practice of self-revision --
David Bellos' translation of Georges Perec --
4.3.1. The detail of self-revision --
4.3.2. Revision and evaluation at different stages --
4.4. Conclusion --
5. TRANSLATION VARIATION AND ITS LINK TO ATTITUDE --
5.0. Introduction --
5.1. The texts: Borges and his translators. 5.1.1. Analysis of the Yates and Hurley translations of 'Emma Zunz'5.2 The experiment --
5.2.1. Invariance --
5.2.2. Linguistic variation in attitude and appraisal --
5.2.3. Attitude-rich words --
5.2.4. Genre differences --
5.3. Conclusion --
Appendix 5.1. 'Emma Zunz' extracts translated by Yates and Hurley --
6. EVALUATION IN TRANSLATION --
SOME CONCLUDING THOUGHTS --
6.1. The results of the case studies --
6.2. Reading positions --
6.3. For the future --
NOTES.
Responsibility: Jeremy Munday.

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