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- Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95
This companion offers a wide-ranging introduction to the rapidly expanding field of translation studies, bringing together some of the best recent scholarship to present its most important current themes Features new work from well-known scholars Includes a broad range of geo-linguistic and theoretical perspectives Offers an up-to-date overview... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Exploring Translation Theories presents a comprehensive analysis of the core contemporary paradigms of Western translation theory. The book covers theories of equivalence, purpose, description, uncertainty, localization, and cultural translation. This second edition adds coverage on new translation technologies, volunteer translators, non-lineal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Patrick Geddes is considered a forefather of the modern urban planning movement. This book studies the various, and even opposing ways, in which Geddes has been interpreted up to this day, providing a new reading of his life, writing and plans. Geddes' scrutiny is presented as a case study for Town Planning as a whole. Tying together for the first... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00
As a meaningful manifestation of how institutionalized the discipline has become, the new Handbook of Translation Studies is most welcome. It joins the other signs of maturation such as Summer Schools, the development of academic curricula, historical surveys, journals, book series, textbooks, terminologies, bibliographies and encyclopedias.The HTS... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Focusing on team translation and the production of multilingual editions, and on the difficulties these techniques created for Renaissance translation theory, this book interrogates textual practices that were widespread in medieval and Renaissance Europe but have been excluded from translation and literary history. Comparing actual translation texts... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00
Professional qualifications in Public Service Interpreting (PSI) only carry a value if they are combined with appropriate education. This paper starts by commenting on shortcomings of the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting, which is the most widespread qualification to access the profession in the United Kingdom. Current training courses mainly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Web localization is a cognitive, textual, communicative and technological process by which interactive web texts are modified to be used by audiences in different sociolinguistic contexts. Translation and Web Localization provides an in-depth and comprehensive overview into this emerging field of study. The book covers the key areas and main... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 120.00
In his 2008 book, Translation and Identity in the Americas , Edwin Gentzler proposed a “fictional turn” to refer to translation in connection with the construction of identity in the Americas, a highly positive view of the role played by this activity since the arrival of the Europeans. This paper proposes a “fictionalizing twist,”... more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00
This book examines in detail traditional status signals in the translation profession. It provides case studies of eight European and non-European countries, identifying a number of policy options and making recommendations on rectifying problem areas. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
This paper aims to show the most important tendencies of the first Portuguese version of the famous and wondrous adventures of the baron of Münchhausen. This is an untitled text which was published by José Daniel Rodrigues da Costa in Almocreve de Petas (1797–1800), at that time a well-known and very popular magazine. After concluding... more...