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  • Translating Official Documentsby Roberto Mayoral Asensio

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Official translations are generally documents that serve as legally valid instruments. They include anything from certificates of birth, death or marriage through to academic transcripts or legal contracts. This field of translation is now as important as it is fraught with difficulties, for it is only in a few areas that the cultural differences... more...

  • Can Theory Help Translators?by Andrew Chesterman; Emma Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Can Theory Help Translators? is a dialogue between a theoretical scholar and a professional translator, about the usefulness (if any) of translation theory. The authors argue about the problem of the translator's identity, the history of the translator's role, the translator's visibility, translation types and strategies, translation quality, ethics... more...

  • Deconstruction and Translationby Kathleen Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Deconstruction and Translation explains ways in which many practical and theoretical problems of translation can be rethought in the light of insights from the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. If there is no one origin, no transcendent meaning, and thus no stable source text, we can no longer talk of translation as meaning transfer or as passive... more...

  • Achchayi ki Kathinayiby Gurcharan Das

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Why be good? What exactly is Dharma? How does one practise it; and to what effect? Gurcharan Das?s superb exposition of the dilemmas and ambiguities inherent in the Mahabharata shows us how we can come to terms with the uncertain ethics of the world today; a world that is uncannily similar to that of the great epic. Note: This book is in the Hindi... more...

  • Still Lost in Translationby Charlie Croker

    Random House 2008; US$ 11.28

    Have you ever arrived in a hotel room and been baffled by the information provided? Beware of your luggage. In your room you will find a minibar which is filled with alcoholics. Do not throw urine around. Have you ever been to a restaurant and wondered what on earth to order? Bored Meat Stew Lorry... more...

  • Dante: The Divine Comedyby Clive James

    Pan Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 25.45

    Renowned critic and poet Clive James presents the crowning achievement of his career: a monumental translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy . The Divine Comedy is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James's new translation ? his life's work and decades in the making ? presents Dante's entire epic poem in a single song. While many... more...

  • Audiovisual Translationby Luis Pérez-González

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Audiovisual translation is the fastest growing strand within translation studies. This book addresses the need for more robust theoretical frameworks to investigate emerging text- types, address new methodological challenges (including the compilation, analysis and reproduction of audiovisual data), and understand new discourse communities bound... more...

  • The Unbearable Dreamworld of Champa the Driverby Chan Koonchung; Nicky Harman

    Transworld 2014; US$ 18.34

    SEX, LIES, AND ROCKY ROADS . Life is simple for Champa. He has a good job as a chauffeur in his hometown of Lhasa, and if his Chinese boss Plum is a little domineering, well, he can understand that - she's a serious art-collector after all. And he does get to drive her huge Toyota. When he starts to sleep with his boss, life... more...

  • The Countesses of Castelloby Milena Agus

    Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 18.99

    Three sisters live in three flats in an aristocratic palazzo in Cagliari's ancient Castello quarter, where rich and poor are mixed together just as they were in the past. The eldest, Noemi, dreams of lost splendours, while the second, Maddalena, dreams of having a child. The third, known as Countess Ricotta 'because she's clumsy - she's got ricotta... more...

  • The House in Via Mannoby Milena Agus

    Scribe Publications 2009; US$ 18.99

    ?But what do we really know about other people?? In this magical, jewel-like novel, a young Sardinian woman explores the life of her Nonna ? her romantic, beautiful, and somewhat crazy grandmother. Nonna is an unforgettable character whose life spans much of the twentieth century. A dreamer with fierce loyalties and unbridled passions, we follow her... more...