From translation models and model translations to translation as a model: some implications for translation studies and teaching

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  • Brian Mallet Universidad de Antioquia

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history of translation, translation as a process, translation teaching, post-colonial translation.

Abstract


The development of translation studies in recent years has allowed the discipline to acquire a new sense of identity. The focus has shifted away from the translation "prod­uct" to the translation "process*. The implications of these developments and trends need to be taken into account at curricular and methodological levels in the establish­ment of university programmes in translation studies. The quality of translation teaching can be enhanced by seeing translation as a metaphor and model of its own right and as an open-ended process which is democratic, participatory and creative.

 

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Author Biography

Brian Mallet, Universidad de Antioquia

Brian J. Mallet holds doctorates from the University of Oxford and the University of Paris. For many years, he was a senior translator and editor at the ILO in Genova. Now, he lives and works in Cartagena de Indias, Where he is currently preparing the English translation of "Osnabrück" by Hélène Cixous, to be published shortly by Edinburgh University Press.

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1999-03-31

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Mallet, B. (1999). From translation models and model translations to translation as a model: some implications for translation studies and teaching. Íkala, Revista De Lenguaje Y Cultura, 4(1), 47–72. Retrieved from https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/ikala/article/view/8493

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