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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.95
This book is the first of its type, designed to introduce students, researchers and practitioners to the relatively new, and now fast developing, discipline of Interpreting Studies. Written by a leading researcher in the field, the book covers international conference, court and hospital interpreting in both spoken and signed languages. The book begins... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00
In this book, Douglas Robinson introduces a new distinction between 'constative' and 'performative' linguistics, arguing that Austin's distinction can be used to understand linguistic methodologies. Constative linguistics, Robinson suggests, includes methodologies aimed at 'freezing' language as an abstract sign system, while performative linguistics... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2003; US$ 69.95
A snapshot of issues surrounding translation studies at the start of a new millennium. Resulting from discussions between translation theorists from all over the world, topics include: the nature of translation; English as a "lingua franca"; public service translation; assessment; and more. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 49.95
This book takes a linguistic approach to translation issues, looking first at the structural view of language that explains the difficulty of translation and at theories of cultural non-equivalence. A subsequent chapter on text types, readership and the translator's role completes the theoretical framework. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2004; US$ 69.95
Despite differences, translation and interpreting have much in common. This volume focuses on aspects of conducting research into these two modes. It reviews recent developments and explores kinship, differences and prospects for partnership between translation research and interpreting research. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 49.95
This book provides a structured syllabus and an overview of interpretation accompanied by exercises in the main aspects of the art. It is meant as a practical guide for interpreters and as a complement to interpreter training programmes, particularly for students preparing for conference interpreting in international governmental and business settings. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 39.95
Containing contributions from leading scholars in the field of translation studies, this book takes the reader through the basic theoretical concepts, issues and themes which define the important approaches to translation. It acts as a reference for teaching and researching in Translation Studies, and offers pointers to the future in this field. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 99.95
Includes essays that deal with translation studies in a global/local context and from a Chinese perspective. This title discusses topics such as globalisation, postcolonial theory, diaspora writing, polysystem theory, and East-West comparative literature and culture studies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 41.00
This is a comprehensive overview of the field of Community Interpreting. It explores the relationship between research, training and practice, reviewing the main theoretical concepts, describing the main issues surrounding the practice and the training of interpreters, and identifying areas of much needed research in answering those issues. more...