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Introducing Corpora in Translation Studies (Hardback)
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Introducing Corpora in Translation Studies (Hardback)

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Hardback 232 Pages / Published: 05/08/2004
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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 studiesdefines the types of corpora used for translation research, discussing their design and application and presenting tools for extracting and analyzing dataexamines research potential and methodological limitatisconsiders some uses of corpora by translators and in translator trainingfeatures 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 Studies is the definitive guide to a fast-developing area of study.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415268844
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 16 mm


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'Olohan's textbook will, no doubt, be a "must read" not just among researchers in translation studies interested in corpus methods, but also among corpus linguists interested in translation.' - The Linguist List

'Coverage of the major challenges and approaches is comprehensive and thorough ... this is the best textbook on corpora of and for translation.' - BAAL News

'This book is truly an excellent resource ... Well-written and clearly structured ... [the] author's focus on the translator is well motivated, consistent and respectful, all of which are important qualities and worthy of emulation.' - Target

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