"Venuti opens up new perspectives and, gives rise to fresh thinking...A stimulating collection of essays on current questions in Translation Studies."- Yves Gambier, University of Turku, Finland
"An important contribution to one of the main challenges for translation studies today: bridging the gap that still separates what is viewed as 'theory' from the actual practice of translation and, consequently, the establishment of a more productive dialogue between practicing translators and students of translation in general." - Rosemary Arrojo, Binghamton University, USA
Lawrence Venuti, professor of English at Temple University, is a translation theorist and historian as well as a translator from Italian, French, and Catalan. He is a member of the editorial board of The Translator: Studies in Intercultural Communication. In 1998, he edited a special issue of The Translator devoted to translation and minority.