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MODL5114M-5124M Reading List

Specialised German-English Translation A, 2019/20, Semester 1
Sara Ramos Pinto
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core Texts

As well as online, specialised and general dictionaries, the following text book and reference grammar book will be used throughout the module. It is recommended that you buy Thinking German Translation , although you may wish to share this book with another student.

Hervey, Sandor et al. (2nd edition 2006) Thinking German Translation , London and New York: Routledge. NB: available online via the library (search Title ‘Thinking German Translation’ and log in to view electronic book)

Durrell, Martin (1992) Using German : a guide to contemporary usage , Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Additional Reading

You may find the following helpful as reference texts when preparing or thinking about translations:

Baker, Mona & Saldanha, Gabriela (eds) (2nd edition 2008) Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies , London and New York: Routledge.

Baker, Mona (1992) In other words : a coursebook on translation , London: Routledge.

Bellos, David (2011) Is that a fish in your ear? : translation and the meaning of everything , New York: Faber and Faber.

Mossop, Brian (2001) Revising and Editing for Translator , Manchester: St Jerome.

Munday, Jeremy (3rd edition 2012) Introducing Translation Studies , London: Routledge

Newmark, Peter (1988) A textbook of translation , London: Prentice Hall.

Olohan, Maeve (2015) Olohan, Maeve. (Routledge Translation Guides), London: Routledge

Venuti, Lawrence (2nd edition 2004) The Translation Studies Reader , New York: Routledge.

Zorach, Cecile; Melin, Charlotte & Krautz, Elizabeth A. (5th edition 2009) English Grammar for Students of German: The Study Guide for Those Learning German , Ann Arbor: Olivia and Hill Press.

This list was last updated on 07/10/2015