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- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 55.95
Gender in Translation is a broad-ranging, imaginative and lively look at feminist issues surrounding translation studies. Students and teachers of translation studies, linguistics, gender studies and women's studies will find this unprecedented work invaluable and thought-provoking reading. Sherry Simon argues that translation of feminist texts... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 49.95
Includes contributions on dialect translation and on studies concerned with problems facing the translator in bridging cultural divides. This book discusses how to make a wide range of European voices "sing" in translation, and illustrates the different solutions employed in conveying the foreign concepts and milieu from which these voices spring. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 75.00
Translation - Theory and Practice: A Historical Reader responds to the need for a collection of primary texts on translation, in the English tradition, from the earliest times to the present day. Based on an exhaustive survey of the wealth of available materials, the Reader demonstrates throughout the link between theory and practice, with excerpts... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00
Over the past two decades, international trade agreements such as GATT and NAFTA have lowered international trade barriers. At the same time, the information revolution has fueled profound shifts in the ways companies conduct business and communicate with their customers, and worldwide acceptance of the ISO 9000 standard has established the notion... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
Agents of Translation contains thirteen case studies by internationally recognized scholars in which translation has been used as a way of influencing the target culture and furthering literary, political and personal interests. The articles describe Francisco Miranda, the ?precursor? of Venezuelan independence, who promoted translations of works... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00
This volume contains a generous selection of articles on translation by Professor Josť Lambert (K.U. Leuven). It traces the intellectual itinerary of their author, who started out as a French and Comparative Literature scholar some four decades ago trying to get a better grip on the problem of inter-literary contacts, and who soon became a key figure... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2000; US$ 14.99
This volume explores the theoretical foundations of postcolonial translation in settings as diverse as Malaysia, Ireland, India and South America. Changing the Terms examines stimulating links that are currently being forged between linguistics, literature and cultural theory. In doing so, the authors probe complex sequences of intercultural contact,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 180.00
In AD 629, a Chinese monk named Xuan Zang set out for India on a quest for sacred texts. He returned with a caravan of twenty-two horses bearing Buddhist treasures and spent the last twenty years of his life in the ?Great Wild Goose Pagoda?, in present-day Xi?an, translating the Sanskrit manuscripts into Chinese with a team of collaborators. In the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 165.00
In the late Qing period, from the Opium War to the 1911 revolution, China absorbed the initial impact of Western arms, manufactures, science and culture, in that order. This volume of essays deals with the reception of Western literature, on the evidence of translations made. Having to overcome Chinese assumptions of cultural superiority, the perception... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00
The Translator’s Dialogue: Giovanni Pontiero is a tribute to an outstanding translator of literary works from Portuguese, Luso-Brasilian, Italian and Spanish into English. The translator introduced authors such as Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Manuel Bandeira, Clarice Lispector and José Saramago to the English reading world. Pontiero’s... more...