Introduction to Translation Studies-History of Translation Theory – The Romans – Bible Translation-Education and the Vernacular – Early Theorists – The Renaissance Upto the present – Translation Theories.
Central issues in Translation-Language and Culture – Types of Translation – Decoding and Recoding-Problems of equivalence – Loss and Gain- Untranslatability – Transliteration Transcreation-Machine Translation.
Specific problems in Literary Translation – Structures- Poetry, drama, prose translations.
Translation in the global context – Translation of scientific, technical, medical and legal documents.
Comparative Literature and Translation Studies-Semiotics-Literary and Cultural Tradition Translation Practice.