History and Theory of Translation (2006/2007)

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Course code
4S00896
Name of lecturer
Rita Severi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/02 - EDUCATIONAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
2nd semester dal Feb 26, 2007 al Jun 1, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course will introduce the students to a brief history of translation studies and to the theories that have developed since it became an academic discipline in the 1970s.The students will then get acquainted with some practical aspects of TS by comparing a best-selling novel translated from Italian into English and then also from the medium of the novel into the medium of the film. English students should be particularly intrigued by the way Italian films are dubbed and transposed into English.

Assessment methods and criteria

This is an oral exam during which the student must demonstrate his ability in discussing the main questions and issues of TS.

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