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Challenging the traditional axioms [electronic resource] : translation into a non-mother tongue / Nike K. Pokorn.

By: Pokorn, Nike K. (Nike Kocijan�ci�c).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Benjamins translation library: v. 62.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., 2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 163 p.).ISBN: 9789027294531 (electronic bk.); 9027294534 (electronic bk.); 9789027216687 (Eur.); 9027216681 (Eur.); 9781588116345 (Hb. : alk. paper : US); 1588116344 (Hb. : alk. paper : US).Subject(s): Translating and interpreting | Linguistics | Electronic books | Interpr�etation (Traduction) | Traduction | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Translating & Interpreting | VertalenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Challenging the traditional axioms.DDC classification: 418/.02 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Translation into a non-mother tongue or inverse translation, especially of literary texts, has always been frowned upon within Translation Studies in Western cultures and regarded by literary scholars and linguists as an activity of dubious worth, doomed to fail. The study, which received an award from EST in 2001, sets out to challenge the established view and to critically question some of the axiomatic assumptions of Western theorists. Its challenge is supported by extensive empirical research involving reader response to translations of specific literary texts. The conclusion reached is th.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Translation into a non-mother tongue or inverse translation, especially of literary texts, has always been frowned upon within Translation Studies in Western cultures and regarded by literary scholars and linguists as an activity of dubious worth, doomed to fail. The study, which received an award from EST in 2001, sets out to challenge the established view and to critically question some of the axiomatic assumptions of Western theorists. Its challenge is supported by extensive empirical research involving reader response to translations of specific literary texts. The conclusion reached is th.

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Challenging the traditional axioms by Pokorn, Nike K. ©2005
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