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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
At conferences and in the literature on community interpreting there is one burning issue that reappears constantly: the interpreter?s role. What are the norms by which the facilitators of communication shape their role? Is there indeed only one role for the community interpreter or are there several? Is community interpreting aimed at facilitating... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00
This groundbreaking study explores Simultaneous Conference Interpreting (SI) by focusing on interpreters as professionals working in socio-cultural contexts and on the interdependency between these contexts and actual SI behavior. While previous research on SI has been dominated by cognitive and psycholinguistic approaches, Diriker?s work explores... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 135.00
This book foregrounds practices and discourses of ?translation? in several non-Western traditions. Translation Studies currently reflects the historiography and concerns of Anglo-American and European scholars, overlooking the full richness of translational activities and diverse discourses. The essays in this book, which generally have a historical... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00
While complementing other volumes in the BTL series in its exploration of the state of the art of translator training, this collection of essays is solely focused on audiovisual translation, one of the most complex and dynamic areas of the translation discipline. The book offers an easily accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the fascinating... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
Like previous collections based on congresses of the European Society of Translation Studies (EST), this volume presents the latest insights and findings in an ever-changing, ever-challenging domain. The twenty-six papers, carefully chosen from about 140 presented at the 4 th EST Congress, offer a bird's eye view of the most pressing concerns and... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
This volume covers a wide range of topics in Interpreting and Translation Research. Some deal with scientometrics and the history of Interpreting Studies, arguments about conceptual analysis, meta-language and interpreters? risk-taking strategies. Other papers are on research skills like career management, writing communicative abstracts and the practicalities... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00
This book addresses the complexities of the translation process. Informed by theoretical and methodological advances in translation studies, research on writing and the expertise paradigm, it explores translation as a text reproduction task. With triangulation of data from Russian-Swedish translation ? think-aloud-methodology and computer logging of... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2006; US$ 22.99
Over the last 30 years there has been a substantial increase in the study of the history of translation. Both well-known and lesser-known specialists in translation studies have worked tirelessly to give the history of translation its rightful place. Clearly, progress has been made, and the history of translation has become a viable independent research... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2004; US$ 14.99
Outlining an original, discourse-based model for translation quality assessment that goes beyond conventional microtextual error analysis, Malcolm Williams explores the potential of transferring reasoning and argument as the prime criterion of translation quality. Assessment through error analysis is inevitably based on an error count - an unsatisfactory... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2006; US$ 16.99
This volume in honour of Ingrid Meyer is a tribute to her work in the interrelated fields of lexicography, terminology and translation. One key thing shared by these fields is that they all deal with text. Accordingly, the essays in this collection are united by the fact that they too are all "text-based" in some way. In the majority of essays, electronic... more...