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Glossed translation: BURKEMAN, Oliver. 2021. The clockwork universe: is free will an illusion?. The Guardian - Journal. The long read [online], 27.4. 2021.
Ljubovenko, Viktorija Jurijivna ; Brotánková, Šárka (advisor) ; Mraček, David (referee)
The main goal of this bachelor thesis is a translation of an essay from The Guardian from their online column The long read called The clockwork universe: is free will an illusion? The theoretical part includes an analysis of the source text according to Christiane Nord, an analysis of the translation problems including their solutions and, last but not least, a description of the translation method. Key words annotated translation, translation analysis, translation method, translation problem, translation shifts, philosophy, free will, The Guardian
Annotated Translation: Ron Rosenbaum, Explaining Hitler. Harper Perennial, 1999, part of chapter 3.
Křapková, Kristýna ; Mraček, David (advisor) ; Ešnerová, Kateřina (referee)
The aim of this bachelor thesis is to translate a part of the third chapter of the book Explaining Hitler by the American author Ron Rosenbaum. The selected excerpt discusses the German newspaper the Munich Post that was being published until 1933 and focuses on the crucial role its editors played during Hitler's rise to power. The thesis also includes a translation analysis of the source text, a description of the translation method, a typology of translation procedures and shifts as well as an analysis of the translation problems.
An Annotated translation: a part of the third chapter "History Worth Remembering (to 1485)". In Lacey Baldwin Smith, English History Made Brief, Irreverent, and Pleasurable. Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, 2006.
Bušková, Michaela ; Brotánková, Šárka (advisor) ; Mraček, David (referee)
The subject of this bachelor thesis is to translate a selected excerpt from the third chapter of the book English History Made Brief, Irreverent, and Pleasurable by the American historian Lacey Baldwin Smith. The first part of this thesis consists of the translation itself. The selected excerpt comes from the first half of the third chapter entitled History Worth Remembering (to 1485), and introduces the English history from the first settlement of the island to the Wars of the Roses, which gave rise to a new dynastic house and marked a new era for the island. The second part of this thesis includes an analysis of the source text in terms of the extra- and intra-textual factors, a description of the selected translation method, and an analysis of the selected translation problems and their solution, including the translation shifts.
Annotated Translation: Bovenkerk, Bernice and Susan Ophorst, The Decisions of Wannabe Dog Keepers in the Netherlands. In: Animals in Our Midst: The Challenges of Co-existing with Animals in the Anthropocene. Bernice Bovenkerk and Jozef Keulartz, eds. Cham: Springer 2021, pp. 255-267.
Truijensová, Denisa ; Šťastná, Zuzana (advisor) ; Mraček, David (referee)
The aim of this bachelor thesis is to provide a Czech translation of selected excerpts from the scientific book Animals in Our Midst: The Challenges of Co-existing with Animals in the Anthropocene, which was written by Bernice Bovenkerk and Jozef Keulartz in cooperation with several other scholars from the Wageningen University, Radboud University Nijmegen, Michigan State University, and others. This thesis consists of two parts. The first part contains a Czech translation of an extract from Chapter 14: The Decisions of Wannabe Dog Keepers in The Netherlands written by Susan Ophorst and Bernice Bovenkerk. The second part presents a commentary on the translation, which focuses on analysing the source text and addresses problematic parts and translation shifts that arose as a result of the translation process.
Annoted Translation of selected short stories by Elizabeth McCracken from the collection The Souvenir Museum (Ecco 2021): The Irish Wedding; Proof; Mistress Mickle All at Sea
Francová, Veronika ; Kalivodová, Eva (advisor) ; Mraček, David (referee)
The thesis takes the form of an annotatedtranslationof a literarytext andconsists of three parts. The first part is an introductory study of the contemporary American author Elizabeth McCracken, her work and its reception in the source culture.It also includes a literaryanalysis of the selectedshort stories from the collection The Souvenir Museum (2021). The second and crucial part of the thesis offers the translationof the short stories,usingthe semantic translation method. The third part involves a translation-oriented text analysis and description of the translation process following Newmark's model. It also addresses the analysis of translation problems and their solutions, with a primary focus on maintaining the laconic and dialogical style and an appropriate level of colloquial language.
Annotated translation: SIEGLE, Lucy: Turning the Tide on Plastic. How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again. London: The Orion Publishing Group Ltd, 2018. pp. 7-36.
Pěnkavová, Klára ; Mraček, David (advisor) ; Ešnerová, Kateřina (referee)
This bachelor's thesis consists of two parts: a translation of twenty standard pages from the book Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again and a commentary. A popular science text concerned with the plastic pandemic and helping readers reduce their plastic footprint, the book was written by British journalist and environmentalist Lucy Siegle and published by The Orion Publishing Group in 2018. The thesis commentary includes: an analysis of the source text that specifically addresses extratextual and intratextual factors (using Christiane Nord's model); the method of translation; the stated target communicative situation; a typology of translation problems; a description of the chosen translation solutions on both the lexical and syntactical level; shifts of expression within the translation; a typology of translation shifts and translation procedures. Key words annotated translation, source-text analysis, translation problems, translation solutions, typology of shifts, extratextual factors, intratextual factors, lexicon, syntax, plastic pandemic
Czech Wikipedia: A Translation Project
Bartošová, Andrea ; Svoboda, Tomáš (advisor) ; Mraček, David (referee)
The master's thesis "Czech Wikipedia: A Translation Project" examines the environment available for translators on Czech Wikipedia. It concentrates on the description of the rules and limitations regarding translation on Wikiepdia and its specifics. Furthermore, the actual process of translation is examined. Translation quality is also the subject to research. The theorethical bases for the thesis are mainly the manipulation theory (André Lefevere) and the field theory by Pierre Bourdieu will be used.
Annotated Translation: Lama Jampa Thaye, Wisdom in Exile: Buddhism and Modern Times. Dechen Foundation, 2017, selected chapters.
Štětinová, Irena ; Mraček, David (advisor) ; Brotánková, Šárka (referee)
The present thesis offers a translation of selected chapters from Wisdom in Exile: Buddhism and Modern Times by Lama Jampa Thaye. In a series of essays, the book discusses the current role of Buddhism in Western culture. The second part of the thesis contains a commentary on the translation, consisting of a translation analysis of the source text, a description of the selected method of translation, and a typology of translation problems and shifts with specific examples. Key words Buddhism, translation problems, translation shifts, translation solutions
Annotated Translation: John Green, The Anthropocene Reviewed. Penguin Random House, 2021, selected chapters.
Krbec, Jiří ; Mraček, David (advisor) ; Jettmarová, Zuzana (referee)
This bachelor thesis consists of two parts. The first one is a translation of five essays from the publication The Anthropocene Reviewed by the American writer John Green. The second part of this bachelor thesis consists of a commentary which contains a translation analysis of the original, description of the chosen translation method and description of translation problems and their solutions.
Annotated Czech Translation of Selected Chapters from "Salt, sugar, fat: how the food giants hooked us"; Michael Moss; Random House, 2013
Skadchenko, Yulia ; Mraček, David (advisor) ; Jettmarová, Zuzana (referee)
The aim of this thesis is a translation of a part of chapter one of Michael Moss' "Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us" and the analysis and commentary of this translation. The commentary consists of four parts. Part one contains an analysis of the source text using the model of Christiane Nord. The second part deals with problems that occured during the process of translation and their solutions. The third part describes the translation shifts and the fourth part deals with the chosen translation method. Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)

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