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  • The Moving Textby Anthony Pym

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 128.00

    For the discourse of localization, translation is often "just a language problem". For translation theorists, localization introduces fancy words but nothing essentially new. Both views are probably right, but only to an extent. This book sets up a dialogue across those differences. Is there anything that translation theory can gain from localization?... more...

  • On Translator Ethicsby Anthony Pym

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 120.00

    This is about people, not texts ? a translator ethics seeks to embrace the intercultural identity of the translatory subject, in its full array of possible actions. Based on seminars originally given at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, this translation from French has been fully revised by the author and extended to include critical... more...

  • Method in Translation Historyby Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Starting from the critical notion that we should be asking questions of contemporary importance - and that 'importance' itself must be defined - Anthony Pym sets about undoing many of the currently dominant models of translation history, positing, among much else, that the object of this history should be translators as people, that researchers are... more...

  • Negotiating the Frontierby Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Why would a Latin Qur'an be addressed to readers who knew no Latin? What happens when translators work on paper rather than parchment? Why would a Jewish rabbi translate a bible for Christians? How can a theorist successfully criticize a version of Aristotle without knowing any Greek? Why were children used to bring down an Amerindian civilization?... more...

  • The Return to Ethicsby Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 42.95

    If civilizations are to cooperate as well as clash, our mediators must solve problems using serious thought about relations between Self and Other.   Translation Studies has thus returned to questions of ethics. But this is no return to any prescriptive linguistics of equivalence. As the articles in this volume show, ethics is now a broadly contextual... more...

  • Sociocultural Aspects of Translating and Interpretingby Anthony Pym; Miriam Shlesinger; Zuzana Jettmarová

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 158.00

    As researchers are devoting more and more attention to aspects of interpreting that seemed marginal at best only fifteen years ago, the field of Interpreting Studies seems to be undergoing a shift or reorientation. This paper is an attempt to make sense of the changing landscape of interpreting research in terms of influential concepts, models, and... more...

  • Beyond Descriptive Translation Studiesby Anthony Pym; Miriam Shlesinger; Daniel Simeoni

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    Given the relative invisibility of translators and interpreters as an occupation, they are hardly studied as a social group, either in the field of TS or in the sociology of professions. Our research aims to analyze their construction of a sense of an occupational identity and strategies of status improvement, drawing on interviews with six subgroups... more...

  • Legal Translation Explainedby Enrique Alcaraz; Brian Hughes; Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and... more...

  • The Status of the Translation Profession in the European Unionby Anthony Pym; Claudio Sfreddo; Andy L. J. Chan; François Grin

    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...

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