Translation in the Global Village

Translation in the Global Village

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Univ of Toronto Pr
Recent developments, particularly globalisation and advances in technology, have affected our production and perception of language, as reflected in two conflicting forces, globalism and tribalism. The role of English as an international lingua franca is discussed, and conclusions are drawn for the varying activities of translation today and for the rapidly changing job profile of the translator.

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Ten papers from a February 1999 seminar at Aston University, Birmingham, Britain look at the impact of recent economic and technological developments on the production and perception of language and the consequences for translation. The anchor contribution is by Mary Snell-Hornby (U. of Vienna) on the effects of the two conflicting forces of globalism and tribalism on languages, communication, and translation. There is no index. Distributed in the US by UTP Distribution. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Clevedon, Avon, England ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters, 2000
ISBN: 9780585343099
0585343098
Characteristics: 1 online resource (72 pages)
Additional Contributors: Schaffner, Christina

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