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An introduction from the author


Introducing Translation Studies is the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the dynamic field of translation studies. Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview of key movements and theorists within an expanding area of study, this textbook has become a key source for generations of translation students on both professional and university courses.

New features in this third edition include:

  • The latest research incorporated into each chapter, including linguistic precursors, models of discourse and text analysis, cultural studies and sociology, the history of translation, and new technologies
  • A new chapter with guidelines on writing reflective translation commentaries and on preparing research projects and dissertations
  • More examples throughout the text
  • Revised exercises and updated further-reading lists throughout
  • A major new companion website with video summaries of each chapter, multiple-choice tests, and broader research questions

This is a practical, user-friendly textbook that gives a comprehensive insight into how translation studies has evolved and is still evolving. It is an invaluable resource for anyone studying this fascinating subject area.

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Student resources

  • Jeremy Munday's video introduction to each chapter in the book
  • An interactive timeline of key translation theories and theorists, and how they relate to each other
  • Web links to useful translation studies resources
  • Multiple-choice questions for each chapter
  • Research-project questions for each chapter
  • Further reading for each chapter

Instructor resources

  • Links to a journal article to accompany each chapter, with notes on how to incorporate it into your teaching
  • PowerPoint slides, including useful diagrams and figures from the book, summarizing key information from each chapter