Translating Values: Evaluative Concepts in Translation

John H Gillespie (Editor), Piotr Blumczynski (Editor)

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    This collection explores the central importance of values and evaluative concepts in cross-cultural translational encounters. Written by a group of international scholars from a diverse range of linguistic and cultural backgrounds, the chapters in this book consider what it means to translate cultures by examining core values and their relationship to key evaluative concepts (such as authenticity, clarity, home, honour, or justice) and how they influence the complex multidimensional process of translation. This book will be of interest to academics studying cross-cultural and inter-linguistic interactions, to translators and interpreters, students of translation and of modern languages, and all those dealing with multilingual and multicultural settings.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages363
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-54971-6
    ISBN (Print)978-1-137-54970-9
    Publication statusPublished - 2016


    • evaluative concepts
    • translating cultures
    • religion
    • values
    • ethical translation
    • axiology
    • anthropology
    • concept
    • cultural anthropology
    • culture
    • literature
    • social anthropology
    • social science
    • translation

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    Gillespie, J. H., & Blumczynski, P. (Eds.) (2016). Translating Values: Evaluative Concepts in Translation. Palgrave Macmillan.