A Review of Contra Instrumentalism: A Translation Polemic

  •  Haihong Yin    


Contra Instrumentalism: A Translation Polemic is the latest monograph of Venuti. It firstly examines the “untranslatability” and "loyalty" widely existing in translation theories, translation proverbs, and subtitle translation. Then the work criticizes the instrumentalism behind them, and proposes to think translation in a hermeneutic way. This review mainly introduces the general idea of each part, the structure and methodology of this book, and gives a brief comment on its value, shortcomings, enlightenment as well.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1925-4768
  • ISSN(Online): 1925-4776
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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