Publication details [#3937]
Holmes, James S. 1988. The name and nature of Translation Studies. In Holmes, James S. and Raymond van den Broeck, eds. Translated! Papers on literary translation and Translation Studies (Approaches to Translation Studies 7). Amsterdam: Rodopi. pp. 67–80.
Article in jnl/bk
The paper discusses the name of our discipline and defends Translation Studies. Then, it classifies the different fields and criteria to conclude that there should be a primary division into Theory, Description and Applied studies, with their own branches. Generally considered to be a classic in the discipline that has put order into the terminology of Translation Studies. [Based on BITRA / J. Franco]