Special Field Translation French-Finnish, Literary Translation

Course details

Special Field Translation French-Finnish, Literary Translation, 5 ECTS. OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course, students have familiarised themselves with the special characteristics of literary translation and are able to consider what translation of literary text entails. Students are able to assess other people’s translations and their own work. CONTENTS: Special characteristics of the genre of the work being translated, translation of a literary text and assessment of translation solutions. Seminars (56 hrs) and independent translation (74 hrs). Organised every other year.

Language combinations:

  • French-Finnish
  • Finnish-French

Type of course: Bachelor

Institution: University of Turku

Contact name: Leena Salminen, PhD

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Contact name: Department of French