Publication details [#1541]
Šarčević, Susan. 1997. New approach to legal translation. The Hague e.a.: Kluwer Law International. xiii + 308 pp.
This book analyses the interdisciplinary nature of legal translation of authentic written documents of the law. Drawing from both Translation and Legal Studies, it discusses the specificity of legal translation as well as the basic elements of legal rules. While being in written in English, the author draws on numerous original texts in other languages which escape many readers unfamiliar with the latter. The topics that are focused on include text type, creativity, multiculturality, legal problems, translation theory, the history of legal translation and the legal translator. [Source: I. Van linthout]