What is it about?

This paper is about how the Social Construction of Technology (SCOT) framework was adapted for an interdisciplinary study of how literary translators view technology in their profession. The study took advantage of SCOT's methodological flexibility and adopted it in a proactive way, prioritising literary translators as a social group.

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Why is it important?

The SCOT framework is not widely used in Translation Studies and this article provides an example of how it could be adapted to study emergent technologies in the field of (literary) translation.

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This page is a summary of: Literary translators and technology: SCOT as a proactive and flexible approach, Perspectives, December 2023, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/0907676x.2023.2296797.
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