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  • Kirchendolmetschen ? Interpretieren oder Transformieren?by Margarita Zoe Giannoutsou

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 90.16

    Das noch kaum erforschte Kirchendolmetschen im kurzen Konsekutivmodus wird in dieser Studie als eine milieuspezifische Praxis identifiziert und in Bezug auf seine sozialen, rituellen und institutionellen Funktionen im evangelikalen Feld untersucht. Konversationsanalyse und Ethnographie liefern die Grundlagen für die Zusammenführung linguistischer Feinanalysen... more...

  • Structuring the Argumentby Asaf Bachrach; Isabelle Roy; Linnaea Stockall

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    We investigate so-called causative psych nominalizations (CPNs), i.e., nominalizations of object experiencer (OE) verbs that realize non-agentive causers as external arguments. While they are ruled out in English (Grimshaw 1990; Iwata 1995; Pesetsky 1995) and have been suggested to be cross-linguistically banned (Landau 2010), we show that Romanian... more...

  • Theory and Practice in Functional-Cognitive Spaceby María de los Ángeles Gómez González; Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez; Francisco Gonzálvez García; Angela Downing

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    In line with previous work on the Lexical Constructional Model or LCM(Ruiz de Mendoza & Mairal, 2008; Ruiz de Mendoza, 2013), the present paperpostulates the existence of fixed form-meaning pairings, or constructions, atdiscourse level. The paper first argues that discourse relations such as restatement,contrast, condition, and others, provide... more...

  • Language-Paradox-Poeticsby James J.Y. Liu; Richard John Lynn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In attempting to define a "poetics of paradox" from a traditional Chinese standpoint, James Liu explores through a comparative approach linguistic, textual, and interpretive problems of relevance to Western literary criticism. Liu's study evolves from a paradoxical view--originating from early Confucian and Daoist philosophical texts--that the less... more...

  • Crosscultural Transgressionsby Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crosscultural Transgressions offers explorations and critical assessments of research methods and models in translation studies, and points up new questions and directions.   Ranging from epistemological questions of description and historiography to the politics of language, including the language of translation research, the book tackles issues... more...

  • Asian Translation Traditionsby Eva Tsoi Hung Hung; Judy Wakabayashi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translation Studies, one of the fastest developing fields in the humanities since the early 1980s, has so far been Euro-centric both in its theoretical explorations and in its historical grounding. One of the major reasons for this is the unavailability of reliable data and systematic analysis of translation activities in non-Eurpean cultures. While... more...

  • Intercultural Movementsby Keith Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    How was American gay liberation received in France between the events of Stonewall and the AIDS crisis? What part did translations of American 'gay fiction' play in this reception? How might the various intercultural movements that characterize the French response to 'American gay' be conceptualized as translational? Intercultural Movements... more...

  • A Social Constructivist Approach to Translator Educationby Donald Kiraly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This is a book about the teaching and particularly the acquisition of translation-related skills and knowledge. Well grounded in theory, the book also provides numerous examples drawn from the author's extensive classroom experience in translator education and foreign language teaching. Kiraly uses a number of classroom case studies to illustrate... more...

  • Medical Translation Step by Stepby Vicent Montalt; Maria González-Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Statistics on the translation market consistently identify medicine as a major thematic area as far as volume or translation is concerned. Vicent Montalt and Maria Gonzalez Davis, both experienced translator trainers at Spanish universities, explain the basics of medical translation and ways of teaching and learning how to translate medical texts.... more...

  • For Better or for Worseby Sabine Fenton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The essays in this book explore the vital role translation has played in defining, changing and redefining linguistic, cultural, ethnic and political identities in several nations of the South Pacific.   While in other parts of the world postcolonial scholars have scrutinized the role and history of translation and exposed its close relationship... more...