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- Oxford University Press, USA 2002; US$ 124.99
This book describes the development of the scientific article from its modest beginnings to the global phenomenon that it has become today. Their analysis of a large sample of texts in French, English, and German focuses on the changes in the style, organization, and argumentative structure of scientific communication over time. They also speculate... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00
The translation of ancient literature became the focus of a lively discussion in Germany around 1800. After Herder and Voss the question once more arose of just how faithfully the ancient world could and should be presented in the German language. Schleiermacher and Humboldt decided to emphasise the cultural strangeness and linguistic individuality... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
An introduction by leading experts in the field to the fascinating subject of translating audiovisual programmes for the television, the cinema, the Internet and the stage and the problems the differences between cultures can cause. more...
- University Press of America 2008; US$ 38.99
In Courtroom Interpreting, Marianne Mason offers a new perspective in the study of courtroom interpreting through the exploration of cognitive and linguistic barriers that court interpreters face everyday and ultimately result in an interpreter's deviation from original linguistic content. The quality of an interpreter's rendition plays a key role... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95
Thinking Chinese Translation is a practical and comprehensive course for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Chinese. Thinking Chinese Translation explores the ways in which memory, general knowledge, and creativity (summed up as ?schema?) contribute to the linguistic ability necessary to create a good translation. The course... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
This book offers a historical analysis of key classical translated works for children, such as writings by Hans Christian Andersen and Grimms? tales. Translations dominate the earliest history of texts written for children in English, and stories translated from other languages have continued to shape its course to the present day. Lathey traces the... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 90.00
This volume aims to take the pulse of the changes taking place in the thriving field of Audiovisual Translation and to offer new insights into both theoretical and practical issues. Academics and practitioners of proven international reputation are given more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 180.00
The Stylistique comparée du français et de l?anglais has become a standard text in the French-speaking world for the study of comparative stylistics and the training of translators. This updated, first English edition makes Vinay & Darbelnet's classic methodology of translation available to a wider readership. The translation-oriented contrastive... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
The book is the first to apply David Brazil?s Discourse Intonation systems (prominence, tone, key and termination) to the study of a corpus of authentic, naturally-occurring spoken discourses. The Hong Kong Corpus of Spoken English (prosodic) is made up of approximately one million words consisting of four sub-corpora of equal size, namely academic,... more...