FREN 416 Translation Theory and Practice

This course will provide students with the tools to translate a variety of types of texts (mostly literary, but also legal, journalistic, commercial, etc.) and to introduce them to translation theory as it relates to the problem of translating cultural difference and to the issues of originality, authorship, and the ownership of the text. Students will translate from French to English as well as from English to French. Course taught principally in English. Reading knowledge of French required.

pre-rec: 300 level or equivalent.