LT5601 - Stylistics and Translation

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to introduce principles and concepts in stylistics and to explore their applicability to translation criticism and practice. It focuses on differing features and aspects of style in a range of texts, both literary and non-literary, and aims to equip students to cope better with such problems in translation and construct new strategies for dealing with such problems, as well as generating translations in light of stylistics.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Assignment: 50%
Exam: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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