Suggestions for a New Interdisciplinary Linguo-cognitive Theory in Translation Studies

  • Juliane House
Part of the New Frontiers in Translation Studies book series (NFTS)


In this chapter I will first briefly review current thinking about translation as an art, and then proceed to make a case for a new interdisciplinary linguistic and cognitive orientation in translation studies. I will then look at translation-relevant introspective and retrospective studies, as well as behavioral experiments and neuro-imaging studies. Finally I will propose a new interdisciplinary approach that sets out to combine a functional-linguistic translation theory with a neuro-functional theory of bilingualism.


Neuro-imaging Studies Translation Theory Covert Translation Translational Research Process (TPR) Target languageTarget Language 
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  • Juliane House
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  1. 1.Hellenic American UniversityAthensGreece

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