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[This introductory section discusses the current state of research on audiovisual translation both within and outside the framework of translation studies. Earlier approaches to Relevance Theory in translation are briefly mentioned. Finally, research assumptions and hypotheses are laid out.]
[This chapter sets out the foundations of Sperber and Wilson’s influential theory and its role in understanding communication from a linguistic perspective. Furthermore, it provides a critical study of recent approaches to Relevance Theory from a linguistic and communicative angle. Finally, it...
[This part positions subtitling on the broader scale of audiovisual translation. The latter has had a prominent place in translation studies for approximately three decades and continues to develop at a breakneck pace, fuelled by technological advances. Current norms and guidelines on subtitling...
[This chapter consolidates the findings of the previous two with a view to constructing a model of the process of subtitling. The model will place less emphasis on technological aspects (use of software, positioning/cueing, etc.), and more on linguistic and translational decisions conditioned by...
[This empirical section is aimed at illustrating the practice of subtitling with a view to demonstrating how subtitlers, knowingly or not, make use of the principles of relevance in their work. In the case of translation errors, it is shown how the quality of subtitling could have been improved...
[This short section outlines viable research avenues and summarises the potential behind the application of Relevance Theory to interlingual subtitling.]
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