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.