New Directions in Translation Studies
Special Issue of Anglo Saxonica
Guest Editors: Anthony Pym and Alexandra Assis Rosa 2012
“We need more visibility for Translation Studies in Portugal!”, or so at least was the cry as we thought we heard it. And who could fail to respond? The discipline of Translation Studies might appear to be under threat in some particular circumstances. Basically this concerns traditional academic divisions that want literature in one place, linguistics in another, and each language in its own compartment. If the pigeonholes are like that, then we might appear to be threatened. And one might respond to a feigned plea.