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Translating as a literary pursuit

  • 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 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...

  • Translation (NCI)by Susan Bassnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    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$ 34.95

    This 4 th edition remains essential reading for anyone new to the field and has been updated to include The Cultural Turn in Translation Studies, Translation and Power, Postcolonial translation, Skopos theory, Translation and new technology, The ?Translational Turn?, translation studies in the Chinese and Indian contexts, and translating for the... more...

  • Translatorische Kreativitätby Gerrit Bayer-Hohenwarter

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 79.34

    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...

  • Language and Translation in Postcolonial Literaturesby Simona Bertacco

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    In a world where bi- and multilingualism have become quite normal, this volume identifies a gap in the critical apparatus in postcolonial studies in order to read cultural texts emerging out of multilingual contexts. The role of translation and an awareness of the multilingual spaces in which many postcolonial texts are written are fundamental issues... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...