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Harvey, Keith: "A Descriptive Framework for Compensation." In: The Translator 1 (1995), S. 65–86.
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Keywords: "Astérix", Frankreich, Goscinny. René, Übersetzung, Uderzo. Albert
Collection: The Translator
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A detailed description of compensation as a translation strategy can be of considerable help to professional translators by highlighting some of the options available to them. More importantly, such a description can also facilitate the pedagogical presentation of the concept. This paper starts with an overview of the various treatments of the concept in the literature before proceeding to elaborate a new descriptive framework for compensation along three axes: typological, linguistic correspondence, and topographical. The discussion is illustrated throughout by examples taken from authentic translations, including examples from the famous cartoon series ‘Asterix’.
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