Revising and Editing for Translators
Revising and Editing for Translators provides guidance and learning materials for translationstudents learning to edit texts written by others, and professional translators wishing to improvetheir self-revision ability or learning to revise the work of others. Editing is understood asmaking corrections and improvements to texts, with particular attention to tailoring them tothe given readership. Revising is this same task applied to draft translations. The linguistic workof editors and revisers is related to the professional situations in which they work.Mossop offers in-depth coverage of a wide range of topics, including copyediting, style editing,structural editing, checking for consistency, revising procedures and principles, and translationquality assessment. This third edition provides extended coverage of computer aids forrevisers, and of the different degrees of revision suited to different texts. The inclusion ofsuggested activities and exercises, numerous real-world examples, a proposed grading schemefor editing assignments, and a reference glossary make this an indispensable coursebook forprofessional translation programmes.
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