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Translating as a literary pursuit

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  • Born Translatedby Rebecca L. Walkowitz

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    As a growing number of contemporary novelists write explicitly for publication in multiple languages, the genre?s form and aims are shifting. Born-translated novels include passages that appear to be written in different tongues, narrators who speak to foreign audiences, and other visual and formal techniques that treat translation as a medium rather... more...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents studies by philologists with practical experience and practitioners with philological training about problems and methods of translation as seen from the perspective of different genres and disciplines. A focus is placed on relating theories to the practice of translation. more...

  • La Traduction spécialiséeby Federica Scarpa; Marco A. Fiola

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 24.99

    Cet ouvrage présente les fondements théoriques et les principes méthodologiques de la traduction spécialisée en général, et plus particulièrement de la traduction spécialisée de l'anglais vers le français. Il s'ouvre sur une description des particularités des langues de spécialité portant sur une typologie des textes et une classification des genres... more...

  • Translators through Historyby Jean Delisle; Judith Woodsworth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    Acclaimed, when it first appeared, as a seminal work ? a groundbreaking book that was both informative and highly readable ? Translators through History is being released in a new edition, substantially revised and expanded by Judith Woodsworth. Translators have played a key role in intellectual exchange through the ages and across borders. This... more...

  • Translatorische Kreativitätby Gerrit Bayer-Hohenwarter

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 64.89

    Was ist translatorische Kreativität? Wie misst man sie? Und werden Übersetzerinnen und Übersetzer mit zunehmender translatorischer Kompetenz kreativer? Dies sind die zentralen Fragen, denen die vorliegende empirische Studie mithilfe psycholinguistischer Methoden nachgeht. Die Datenbasis bilden die Übersetzungsprodukte und -prozesse von zwölf studentischen... more...

  • Perspectives on Translation and Interpretation in Cameroonby N. Chia; C. Suh

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 20.90

    Perspectives on Translation and Interpretation in Cameroon is the first volume of a book series of the Advanced School of Translators and Interpreters (ASTI) of the University of Buea. It opens a window into the wide dynamic and interesting area of translation and interpretation in a multilingual Cameroon that had on the eve of independence and unification... more...

  • Französische Almanachkultur im deutschen Sprachraum (1700?1815)by Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.84

    Dieser Band widmet sich dem umfassenden Korpus französischsprachiger Almanache, die bis zum Ende der Napoleonischen Ära im deutschen Sprach- und Kulturraum gedruckt, verlegt und rezipiert wurden. Er analysiert diese bisher unerschlossenen Quellen aus literatur-, kultur- und medienwissenschaftlicher Perspektive. In 13 Einzelstudien wird deutlich, dass... more...

  • Translation in Anthologies and Collections (19th and 20th Centuries)by Teresa Seruya; Lieven D?hulst; Alexandra Assis Rosa; Maria Lin Moniz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    A comparison of translation anthologies published in Portugal and Hungary when both countries lived under differing forms of dictatorial rule reveals not only different attitudes towards British literary works, but also towards literature in general. The different role ascribed to literature in Estado Novo Portugal and Socialist Hungary is also well... more...

  • Translationby Susan Bassnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    In a time when millions travel around the planet; some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile, translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging introduction to the valuable position translation holds within literature and society. Leading translation... more...

  • Perspectives on Literature and Translationby Brian Nelson; Brigid Maher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    This volume explores the relationship between literature and translation from three perspectives: the creative dimensions of the translation process; the way texts circulate between languages; and the way texts are received in translation by new audiences. The distinctiveness of the volume lies in the fact that it considers these fundamental aspects... more...