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  • Understanding Phonology, 2Edby Carlos Gussenhoven; Haike Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    The study of phonology is central to courses on language and linguistics. As one of the first volumes in the Understanding Language series, Understanding Phonology has proved to be a popular choice for students both in the UK and overseas. In this new edition the authors have revised and updated the text in the light of recent research and also... more...

  • Arabicby Karin C. Ryding

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This lively introduction to Arabic linguistics provides students with a concise, vivid and engaging overview of the language's structure. more...

  • The Native Languages of South Americaby Loretta O'Connor; Pieter Muysken

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Explores the history and structure of South American languages, combining insights from archaeology and genetics with innovative linguistic analysis. more...

  • Teenage Talkby Anna-Brita Stenström

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This in-depth study of the use of pragmatic markers by Spanish and English teenagers offers insight into the currently under-investigated area of teenage talk through the analysis of the Corpus Oral de Lenguaje Adolescente de Madrid and T he Bergen Corpus of London Teenage Talk . more...

  • Lexis and Creativity in Translationby Dorothy Kenny

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Computers offer new perspectives in the study of language, allowing us to see phenomena that previously remained obscure because of the limitations of our vantage points. It is not uncommon for computers to be likened to the telescope, or microscope, in this respect. In this pioneering computer-assisted study of translation, Dorothy Kenny suggests... more...

  • Method in Translation Historyby Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Starting from the critical notion that we should be asking questions of contemporary importance - and that 'importance' itself must be defined - Anthony Pym sets about undoing many of the currently dominant models of translation history, positing, among much else, that the object of this history should be translators as people, that researchers are... more...

  • Legal Translation Explainedby Enrique Alcaraz; Brian Hughes; Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and... more...

  • Cultural Encounters in Translated Children's Literatureby Helen Frank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Cultural Encounters in Translated Children's Literature offers a detailed and innovative model of analysis for examining the complexities of translating children's literature and sheds light on the interpretive choices at work in moving texts from one culture to another. The core of the study addresses the issue of how images of a nation, locale... 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...

  • Contextual Frames of Reference in Bible Translationby Ernst Wendland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bible translation theory and practice rightly tend to focus on the actual text of Scripture. But many diverse, yet interrelated contextual factors also play an important part in the implementation of a successful translation program. The aim of this coursebook is to explore, in varying degrees of detail, a wide range of these crucial situational variables... more...