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Module Reading List

Advanced Translation from German into English, 2021/22, Semester 1
Anne Buckley
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Set Texts

Hervey, Sandor et al. (2nd Edtn. 2006) Thinking German Translation, ( TGT) 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. ( UG ) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

NB: reading will regularly be set from these books. The Durrell is useful for Core Language 3 as well.

Suggested Additional Reading

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

(No need to purchase this, but it is such a comprehensive reference work that you may want to familiarise yourself with it in the library).

Baker, Mona (1992) In Other Words , London: Routledge.

Bellos, David (2011) Is that a Fish in your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything, UK: Penguin Books Ltd.

Lodge, David (1994), The Art of fiction : illustrated from classic and modern texts. London: Penguin.

(A crash course in literary style for those who don’t read much fiction in English).

Munday, Jeremy (2016 edition) Introducing Translation Studies, London: Routledge

Shuttleworth, Mark & Cowie. Moira (1997) Dictionary of translation studies Manchester: St. Jerome Publishing. (Please note this text was initially published in 1997 so some ideas are slightly outdated. However, this is a very easy to use guide to translation terminology and issues, perfectly adequate for the requirements of the module).

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 21/09/2021