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  • Corpora in Translator Educationby Federico Zanettin; Silvia Bernardini; Dominic Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The use of language corpora as a resource in linguistics and language-related disciplines is now well-established. One of the many fields where the impact of corpora has been growing in recent years is translation, both at a descriptive and a practical level. The papers in this volume, which grew out of presentations at the conference Cult2k (Bertinoro,... more...

  • Bible Translationby Timothy Wilt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a broad-based, contemporary perspective on Bible translation in terms of academic areas foundational to the endeavor: translation studies, communication theory, linguistics, cultural studies, biblical studies and literary and rhetorical studies. The discussion of each area is geared towards non-specialists, to introduce them to notions,... more...

  • Conference Interpreting Explainedby Roderick Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Roderick Jones adopts a very practical approach to both consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, providing detailed illustrations of note-taking, reformulation, the 'salami' technique, simplification, generalization, anticipation, and so on, including numerous tricks-of-the-trade such as how to handle difficult speakers and how to interpret untranslatable... more...

  • Dictionary of Translation Studiesby Mark Shuttleworth; Moira Cowie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Published at a time of unprecedented growth of interest in translation, the Dictionary of Translation Studies aims to present the insights of a number of different approaches to translation in an unbiased, non-partisan way. With more than 300 articles, this essential volume provides the reader with a snapshot of a rapidly developing discipline, based... more...

  • Complicating the History of Western Translationby Siobhán McElduff; Enrica Sciarrino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As long as there has been a need for language, there has been a need for translation; yet there is remarkably little scholarship available on pre-modern translation and translators. This exciting and innovative volume opens a window onto the complex world of translation in the multilingual and multicultural milieu of the ancient Mediterranean. From... more...

  • Decolonizing Translationby Kathryn Batchelor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The linguistically innovative aspect of Francophone African literature has been recognized and studied from a variety of angles over recent decades, yet little attention has been paid to what happens to such literature when it is translated into another language. Taking as its corpus all sub-Saharan Francophone African texts that have ever been published... more...

  • Idiomsby Martin Everaert; Erik-Jan van der Linden; Andr? Schenk; Rob Schreuder; Robert Schreuder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    Idioms have always aroused the curiosity of linguists and there is a long tradition in the study of idioms, especially within the fields of lexicology and lexicography. Without denying the importance of this tradition, this volume presents an overview of recent idiom research outside the immediate domain of lexicology/lexicography. The chapters address... more...

  • Interpretation In Teaching V 8by John Constable; I. A. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Meaning Of Meaning V 2by John Constable

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Language Processing and Grammarsby Brian Nolan; Carlos Periñán-Pascual

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This paper investigates the notion of low-level situational cognitive model, its role in linguistic description and its possible computational treatment in the knowledge base FunGramKB. Low-level situational models are exploited metonymically to produce situation-based implicatures. When such inferences become stably associated with a formal pattern,... more...