Theories of Translation Blog Posts

Theories of Translation can be considered the main body of Translation Studies reading material that every student of Translation Studies should get familiar with. Even those translators who are not studying translation, are working under some theories of translation, even though they don’t know such theories exist. In a narrow sense, translation theory is concerned with the translation method appropriately used for a certain type of text and differs from principles of translation. In a wide sense, translation theory is the body of knowledge that we have about translation in general.
All our blog posts about Theories of Translation are listed here in the order of date.

Eugene Nida Principles of Correspondence Summary

Eugene Nida Principles of Correspondence Summary

This article is about the summary of Eugene Nida’s Principles of Correspondence that is a fundamental consideration in the studies of every translation student. This article gives a definitive distinction between Formal and Dynamic equivalences that Eugene Nida introduces to us.

Hermeneutics in a Binary Way!

Hermeneutics in a Binary Way! – Digital Hermeneutics

We live in communities whose political, legal, military, cultural and economic systems established upon digital transmission and information networks or in societies that are making major attempts to bridge the so-called digital divide. So, let us take a look at hermeneutics in a binary way!

The hermeneutic motion by George Steiner Summary

The hermeneutic motion by George Steiner

This article tries to summarize the hermeneutic motion of George Steiner. The Hermeneutic motion is the title of a paper by George Steiner published in The Translation Studies Reader. The hermeneutic motion is the act of elicitation and appropriative transfer of meaning which is fourfold.

What is the difference between hermeneutics and exegesis

Hermeneutics vs exegesis, The difference between hermeneutics and exegesis

There are lots of questions about what is the difference between hermeneutics and exegesis. In this article, we tried to give a general knowledge about the difference between hermeneutics and exegesis and how they are related to each other. This article discusses hermeneutics vs exegesis and their relation.

text definition by Henry Widdowson - What is text

Text definition by Henry Widdowson – What is text?!

We have so many resources for text definition. But what is text? Really! In this article, I try to summarize and give a thorough understanding of a text definition. Henry Widdowson is one great scholar who defines text as opposed to discourse and gives a comprehensive understanding of it.

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