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Translating as a literary pursuit

  • Translators through Historyby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • In Translationby Esther Allen; Susan Bernofsky

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    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 José Manuel Prieto. Discussing the process and possibilities of their art, they cast translation... 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 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...

  • Translation Studiesby Susan Bassnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    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 translation... more...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.27

    Der Band bietet Studien praxiserfahrener Philologen und philologisch geschulter Praktiker zu Fragen der Übersetzung literarischer, philosophischer und religiöser Texte aus der Perspektive unterschiedlicher Disziplinen und mit Beispielen aus verschiedenen Genres und Sprachen. Der Fokus liegt dabei auf der Rückbindung der translatorischen... more...

  • Apropos of Ideologyby Maria Calzada-Pérez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Today's worldwide ideological tensions have captured the interest of such varied disciplines as political science, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics. There are two primary reasons why translation studies cannot ignore the ideological debate. Historically, translation has always been a site for ideological clashes. In addition,... 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...

  • 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 José 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...

  • 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...