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Translating as a literary pursuit

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  • 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...

  • Perspectives on Translation and Interpretation in Cameroonby Emmanuel N. Chia; Joseph C. Suh; Alexandre Ndeffo Tene

    Langaa RPCIG 2009; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • From St Jerome to Hypertextby Per Qvale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    From St. Jerome to Hypertext is an ambitious attempt to chart the terrain of literary translation - its history, theory and practice. It examines translation from linguistic, extralinguistic and philosophical perspectives and poses a range of important questions, including: the extent to which a linguistically creative original text should be reduced... more...

  • The Bilingual Textby Jan Walsh Hokenson; Marcella Munson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bilingual texts have been left outside the mainstream of both translation theory and literary history. Yet the tradition of the bilingual writer, moving between different sign systems and audiences to create a text in two languages, is a rich and venerable one, going back at least to the Middle Ages. The self-translated, bilingual text was commonplace... more...

  • Literary Translationby Jin Di

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Is it realistic to expect great literature of one language to be re-presented artistically intact in another language? Literary Translation: Quest for Artistic Integrity is a systematic delineation of a practical approach toward that seemingly idealist aim. A summing up of a career devoted to the study of literary translation enriched with the experience... more...

  • Translatorische Kreativitätby Gerrit Bayer-Hohenwarter

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 77.68

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 43.16

    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 Studiesby Susan Bassnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    At 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... more...