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A Textbook of Translation (Skills) A Textbook of Translation by Peter Newmark
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“A satisfactory translation is not always possible, but a good translator is never satisfied with it. It can usually be improved. (Newmark)”
Peter Newmark, Manual De Traduccion / A Textbook of Translation
“There is no such thing as a perfect, ideal, or 'correct' translation. A translator is always trying to extend his knowledge and improve his means of expression; he is always pursuing facts and words.”
Peter Newmark, Manual De Traduccion / A Textbook of Translation
“Translation is a two-edged instrument: it has the special purpose of demonstrating the learner's knowledge of the foreign language, either as a form of control or to exercise his intelligence in order to develop his competence.”
Peter Newmark, Manual De Traduccion / A Textbook of Translation
“Translation is like love; I do not know what it is but I think I know what it is not.”
Peter Newmark, A Textbook of Translation