19.2181, Books: Applied Linguistics/Translation: Wendland

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Subject: 19.2181, Books: Applied Linguistics/Translation: Wendland

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From: Ken Baker < StJerome at compuserve.com >
Subject: Contextual Frames of Reference: Wendland

 

	
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Title: Contextual Frames of Reference 
Subtitle: A Course Book for Bible Translators and Teachers 
Publication Year: 2008 
Publisher: St. Jerome Publishing Ltd
	   http://www.stjerome.co.uk
	

Book URL: http://http://www.stjerome.co.uk/page.php?id=516&doctype=StJBooks&section=3 


Author: Ernst Wendland

Paperback: ISBN: 1905763026 9781905763023 Pages: 320 Price: U.K. £ 22.50


Abstract:

Bible translation theory and practice rightly tend to focus on the actual
text of Scripture. But many diverse, yet interrelated contextual factors
also play an important part in the implementation of a successful
translation program. The aim of this coursebook is to explore, in varying
degrees of detail, a wide range of these crucial situational variables and
potential influences, using a multidisciplinary approach to the task. Thus,
in order to expand and enrich the field of vision, a progressive study of
this complex process of intercultural, interlinguistic communication is
carried out according to a set of overlapping sociocultural, organizational
and situational cognitive orientations. These contextual factors provide a
broader frame of reference for analyzing, interpreting and communicating
the original Scriptures in a completely new, contemporary setting of
transmission and reception. The three dimensions are then applied in a
practical way to explore the dramatic "throne-room" vision of the Apostle
John (Revelation 4-5) with reference to both the original Greek text and
also a modern dynamic translation in Chewa, a southeastern Bantu language
of Africa.

A variety of exercises and assignments to stimulate critical and creative
reflection as well as to illustrate the theoretical development of
Contextual Frames of Reference is provided every step of the way. Not only
is translation per se discussed, but the teaching and evaluation of
translated texts and versions are also considered from several points of
view in the final three chapters. An Appendix offers a foundational essay
by Professor Lourens de Vries on the subject of primary orality and the
influence of this vital factor in the crosscultural communication of the Bible. 



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                     Translation


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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