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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
Douglas Robinson presents an innovative approach to translation by integrating translation theory and the practical skills required by the working translator. The book provides the type of practical information and advice that novice translators need: * how to translate faster and more accurately * how to deal with arising problems and stress *... 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...
- Routledge 2003; US$ 46.95
Fusing translation theory with advice and information about the practicalities of translating, Becoming a Translator is an essential resource for novice and practising translators. The book helps students learn how to translate faster and more accurately, how to deal with potential problems, including dealing with stress and how the market works.... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 112.99
Ring Lardner and the Other is actually two books, mutually embedded. The first is about Ring Lardner: a long reading of a single Lardner short story, "Who Dealt?", a briefer look at his life and work, and an exploration of his reception. The second is about the "Other," in an expanded Lacanian sense: the speaking of various unconscious voices (mother... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00
In Translation and the Problem of Sway Douglas Robinson offers the concept of "sway" to bring together discussion of two translational phenomena that have traditionally been considered in isolation, i.e. norms and errors: norms as ideological pressures to conform to the source text, and deviations from the source text as driven by ideological pressures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Fusing theory with advice and information about the practicalities of translating, Becoming a Translator is the essential resource for novice and practicing translators. The book explains how the market works, helps translators learn how to translate faster and more accurately, as well as providing invaluable advice and tips about how to deal with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
This user-friendly introduction to a new ?performative? methodology in linguistic pragmatics breaks away from the traditional approach which understands language as a machine. Drawing on a wide spectrum of research and theory from the past thirty years in particular, Douglas Robinson presents a combination of ?action-oriented approaches? from sources... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 179.95
Low-Grade Metamorphism explores processes and transformations in rocks during the early stages of metamorphic recrystallization. There has been little analysis and documentation of this widespread phenomenon, especially of the substantial and exciting advances that have taken place in the subject over the last decade. This book rectifies that shortfall,... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2010; US$ 14.95
Zing! Cupid?s arrow skewers a primitive part of the brain. Obediently, we fall in love amid showers of passionate fireworks, bond for a time ? and then often get fed up with each other and grow irritable or numb. Perhaps we try to remodel our mate, seek solace online, or pursue a new love interest. Ancient sages recognized this biological snare and... more...
- Routledge 2002; US$ 78.00
This Companion examines both physical and human geography and charts human activities within their various habitats up to the present day, and is an essential reference work for those concerned with the earth and its inhabitants. more...