Annotated texts for translation: English-German: Functionalist approaches illustrated

Christina Schäffner, Uwe Wiesemann

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This text presents a functionalist approach to translation as a framework for dealing with recurring translation problems in a number of genres. On the basis of illustrative sample texts, the decisions taken in the production of the target texts are commented on in view of the specified translation assignments.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationClevedon (UK)
PublisherMultilingual matters
Number of pages250
ISBN (Print)1-85359-407-5, 978-1-85359-407-6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 1999

Publication series

NameTopics in translation
PublisherMultilingual matters

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  • functionalist
  • translation
  • assignments


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