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SLAV2103-2104 Module Reading List

Applied Russian Language 2, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Dr Ilya Yablokov
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Recommended reading: Translation

Highly recommended

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

Baker, Mona. 1992. In Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation (London and New York: Routledge)

Theoretical guides to translation

Andrews, E. and E. Maksimova. 2009. Russian translation : theory and practice (London and New York: Routledge)

Fawcett, Peter. 1997. Translation and language : linguistic theories explained. (Manchester: St. Jerome).

Hervey, S. and I. Higgins. 2002. Thinking French translation : a course in translation method : French to English (New York: Routledge)

Munday, Jeremy. 2012. Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications. 3rd ed. (London: Routledge).

Pym, Anthony. 2014 Exploring Translation Theories. 2nd ed. (London: Routledge). This book has Free YouTube lectures to go with it!

Style and rhetoric

Forsyth, Mark. 2013. The Elements of Eloquence : How to Turn the Perfect English Phrase. (London: Icon Books Ltd).

Leith, Sam. 2011. You Talkin’ to Me? : Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama. (London: Profile Books.)

Pinker, Steven. 2014. The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. (New York: Penguin).

General style guides

Trask, R. L. 2001. Mind the gaffe : the Penguin guide to common errors in English (London: Penguin Books)

Birchfield, R. W. (ed). 2004. Fowler’s Modern English Usage (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

Ritter, R. M. 2000. New Oxford dictionary for writers and editors. (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

MHRA style guide: a handbook for authors, editors, and writers of theses., 3rd edn, 2013 (London: Modern Humanities Research Association)


Trask, R. L. 1997. The Penguin guide to punctuation (London: Penguin Books)

This list was last updated on 27/09/2019