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Translating as a literary pursuit

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  • In Translationby Esther Allen; Susan Bernofsky

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    The most comprehensive collection of perspectives on translation to date, this anthology features essays by some of the world?s most skillful writers and translators, including Haruki Murakami, Alice Kaplan, Peter Cole, Eliot Weinberger, Forrest Gander, and Josť Manuel Prieto. Discussing the process and possibilities of their art, they cast translation... more...

  • Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Filmby Katja Krebs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book provides a pioneering and provocative exploration of the rich synergies between adaptation studies and translation studies and is the first genuine attempt to discuss the rather loose usage of the concepts of translation and adaptation in terms of theatre and film. more...

  • Gender in Translationby Sherry Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    This is the first full-length study of the feminist issues surrounding translation studies. Students and teachers of translation studies, linguistics, gender and women's studies will find this work invaluable and thought-provoking. more...

  • Voices in Translationby Gunilla Anderman

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 49.95

    Includes contributions on dialect translation and on studies concerned with problems facing the translator in bridging cultural divides. This book discusses how to make a wide range of European voices "sing" in translation, and illustrates the different solutions employed in conveying the foreign concepts and milieu from which these voices spring. more...

  • Translationby Daniel Weissbort; Astradur Eysteinsson

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 75.00

    Translation - Theory and Practice: A Historical Reader responds to the need for a collection of primary texts on translation, in the English tradition, from the earliest times to the present day. Based on an exhaustive survey of the wealth of available materials, the Reader demonstrates throughout the link between theory and practice, with excerpts... more...

  • Perspectives on Localizationby Keiran J. Dunne

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    Over the past two decades, international trade agreements such as GATT and NAFTA have lowered international trade barriers. At the same time, the information revolution has fueled profound shifts in the ways companies conduct business and communicate with their customers, and worldwide acceptance of the ISO 9000 standard has established the notion... more...

  • Agents of Translationby John Milton; Paul Bandia

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    Agents of Translation contains thirteen case studies by internationally recognized scholars in which translation has been used as a way of influencing the target culture and furthering literary, political and personal interests. The articles describe Francisco Miranda, the ?precursor? of Venezuelan independence, who promoted translations of works... more...

  • Functional Approaches to Culture and Translationby Dirk Delabastita; Lieven D?hulst; Reine Meylaerts

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 165.00

    This volume contains a generous selection of articles on translation by Professor Josť Lambert (K.U. Leuven). It traces the intellectual itinerary of their author, who started out as a French and Comparative Literature scholar some four decades ago trying to get a better grip on the problem of inter-literary contacts, and who soon became a key figure... more...

  • Changing the Termsby Sherry Simon; Paul St-Pierre

    University of Ottawa Press 2000; US$ 14.99

    This volume explores the theoretical foundations of postcolonial translation in settings as diverse as Malaysia, Ireland, India and South America. Changing the Terms examines stimulating links that are currently being forged between linguistics, literature and cultural theory. In doing so, the authors probe complex sequences of intercultural contact,... more...

  • Translators through Historyby Jean Delisle; Judith Woodsworth

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 180.00

    In AD 629, a Chinese monk named Xuan Zang set out for India on a quest for sacred texts. He returned with a caravan of twenty-two horses bearing Buddhist treasures and spent the last twenty years of his life in the ?Great Wild Goose Pagoda?, in present-day Xi?an, translating the Sanskrit manuscripts into Chinese with a team of collaborators. In the... more...