Literary Translation into Finnish

Course details

Literary Translation into Finnish, 6–8 ECTS. Preceding studies required: Basic and intermediate studies in English completed in full. OBJECTIVES: Students are familiar with the prevailing norms and special problems and strategies involved in literary translation into Finnish and are capable of applying these to translation of a relatively easy literary text into Finnish. CONTENTS: Students translate a novel to be published into Finnish with supervision from an experienced Finnish literary translator. Tutorials 33 hrs, classes 3 hrs/wk. The course lasts 3 periods (II–IV).

Language combinations:

  • All languages-Finnish

Type of course: Bachelor

Institution: University of Turku

Contact name: Leena Salminen, PhD

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Contact name: Department of English