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Title: Sifting argumentation theories for the interpreting scholar’s sake
Authors: Brambilla, Emanuele
Keywords: argumentation theoriesdescriptivityinterpreting research
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Emanuele Brambilla, "Sifting argumentation theories for the interpreting scholar’s sake", in: "Rivista internazionale di tecnica della traduzione = International Journal of Translation n.15 - 2013", EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, Trieste, pp. 13-27
Series/Report no.: Rivista internazionale di tecnica della traduzione = International Journal of Translation
15
Abstract: 
The present paper is mainly addressed to interpreting scholars who wish to focus
their studies on the argumentative specificities of source texts (STs). Even though
the argumentation analysis of STs for interpreting purposes is a barely charted sea,
the practice is likely to become increasingly popular, in the light of its hermeneutical
and contrastive functions providing invaluable insights into ST pragmatics
(Marzocchi, 1998: 8), with significant implications for interpreter training (Marzocchi,
1994: 64; Marzocchi, 1998: 5). The application of argumentation concepts
and methods to interpreting research, however, raises serious relevance issues.
In this respect, the present paper proposes a sifting of the main argumentation
theories so as to prevent researchers concentrating on irrelevant and potentially
dispersive methodologies. It is therefore conceived as a theoretical overview, a
preliminary non-exhaustive map of the most influential argumentation theories
spreading across Europe and the world, aiming at guiding the interpreting scholar
into the intricate but fascinating “wood” of argumentation studies.
Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/10605
ISSN: 1722-5906
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