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Title: Essays in Translation, Pragmatics and Semiotics
Edited By: Irmeli Hannele Helin
Series Title: Helsinki University Translation Series

The book contains papers based on lectures given at the course on "Pragmatics in Translation" organized by the Multilingual Communication
Programme (MonAKO) of the University of Helsinki during autumn 2000. The invited speakers represented a variety of views on translation research and its relation to pragmatics and semiotics. The papers published in this collection offer students, translators and scholars a selection of themes on aspects of translation and interpretation, as related to their Asister disciplines@ of pragmatics and semiotics. Authors: Andrew Chesterman,
Christina Schaeffner, Irmeli Helin, Antti Marjanen, Kaisa Koskinen and John

Orders to: Helsinki University Press, Helsinki, tel. +358-9-70102363, fax +358-9-70102374, e-mail:

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: University of Helsinki Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9521007737
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 174
Prices: 26 EURO