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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00
History tells us that translation plays a part in the development of all cultures. Historical cases also show us repeatedly that translated works which had real social and cultural impact often bear little resemblance to the idealized concept of a ?good translation?. Since the perception and reception of translated works ? as well as the translation... more...
- Zondervan 2009; US$ 15.99
Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology guides students and pastors to consider and evaluate the various ways Christians apply biblical texts to contemporary questions. Four different scholars present their preferred interpretive models in point-counterpoint style, and three additional authors follow with their own perspectives on questions... more...
- Zondervan 2010; US$ 9.99
Quoting verses without regard to context can have serious consequences. In A Guide to Interpreting Scripture, Dr. Michael Kyomya illustrates what scriptural interpretation is, why it is important, how to do it, and the pitfalls to avoid. Full of ways to enrich your personal study of the Bible, this guide will equip you with the knowledge and instruction... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 14.99
This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have functioned throughout history. It fills a gap left by political historians, who seldom ask themselves in what language the political negotiations they describe were conducted. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
This best-selling textbook is the essential coursebook for any student studying in this field. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, In Other Words offers both a practical and theoretical guide to translation studies, and provides an important foundation for training professional translators. The second edition has been fully revised to reflect... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2013; US$ 18.95
First published in 1963, in East Germany, They Divided the Sky tells the story of a young couple, living in the new, socialist, East Germany, whose relationship is tested to the extreme not only because of the political positions they gradually develop but, very concretely, by the Berlin Wall, which went up on August 13, 1961. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This volume focuses on the highly debated topic of theatrical translation, one brought on by a renewed interest in the idea of performance and translation as a cooperative effort on the part of the translator, the director, and the actors. Exploring the role and function of the translator as co-subject of the performance, it addresses current issues... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2013; US$ 14.99
Yoko Tawada's Portrait of a Tongue is a meditation on language and equivalence between German, Japanese, and English. Wright's experimental approach to the translation draws attention to the presence of the translator and her role in mediating Tawada's original reflection on language for an English-speaking audience. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
The concept of translation has become central to postcolonial theory in recent decades. This volume draws together reflections by translators, authors and academics working across Africa, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean - areas where the linguistic legacies of French colonial operations are long-lasting and complex. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 49.95
In and out of English: For Better, For Worse? is concerned with the impact of English as the lingua franca of today?s world, in particular its relationship with the languages of Europe. Within this framework a number of themes are explored, including linguistic imperialism, change as the result of language contact, the concept of the English native... more...