Translation and Translating (Paperback)

Theory and Practice (Applied Linguistics and Language Study)

By Roger T. Bell, Christopher N. Candlin

Routledge, 9780582016484, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 9, 1991

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Argues that the subjective evaluation of the product must give way to a descriptive and objective attempt to reveal the workings of the process (ie translating). Without such a shift, translation theory will continue outside the mainstream of intellectual activity in human sciences and fail to take its rightful place as a major field in applied Linguistics.