Manual of Spanish-English Translation

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August 2009



Manual of Spanish-English Translation is the only task-based activity manual on the market for the Spanish-English language combination at the introductory level, and it is designed as a workbook and coursebook.


Chapter 1 An Introduction to Translation: Translation as a Profession, Theory, and Practice Chapter 2 Determining Context: Negotiating Meaning Chapter 3 Macrocontext: Skills, Tools, and Resources for "Connecting" Texts Chapter 4 Purpose in Translation: Audience, Text Typologies, Register, Regionalisms Chapter 5 Translating Figurative Speech Chapter 6 Commercial and Financial Translation Chapter 7 Legal and Political Translation Chapter 8 Medical Translation Chapter 9 Scientific and Technical Translation Chapter 10 Literary Translation Chapter 11 Cultural and Consumer-Oriented Translation Chapter 12 Revising, Editing, and Proofreading


Kelly Washbourne is an Associate Professor of Translation in the Institute for Applied Linguistics at Kent State University, and teaches pragmatic translation courses at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels. He earned his MA in Translation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and his PhD in Hispanic Literature and Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His works include the book translations Literary Memoirs by Jose Victorino Lastarria (Oxford's Library of Latin America, 2000), Incomplete Democracy by Manuel Garreton (with Gregory Horvath; University of North Carolina Press, Latin America in Translation / En Traduccion / Em Traducao, 2003); After-Dinner Conversation, a critical translation and introduction of De sobremesa, the 1896 novel by Jose Asuncion Silva (University of Texas Press's Pan-American Literature in Translation series, 2005); and An Anthology of Spanish American Modernismo, in English Translation with Spanish Text (edited; translated with Sergio Waisman, MLA Texts and Translations series, 2007). He most recently completed an English-language edition of Nobel Prize-winning writer Miguel Angel Asturias's Leyendas de Guatemala. Curricular co-coordinator for an academic enhancement program for Latino youth in Akron, Ohio, called Proyecto RAICES, he also interprets for a migrant worker health clinic.
EAN: 9780131592971
ISBN: 0131592971
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2009
Seitenanzahl: 360 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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