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Translating & Interpreting

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  • The Bible at Cultural Crossroadsby Harriet Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bible translators have focused their efforts on preparing a text that is clear, natural and accurate, with the expectation that audiences will understand the message if it is in their language. Field research among the Adioukrou of Côte d'Ivoire shows that audiences also need to have access to the contextual information the author expected his audience... 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...

  • Achchayi ki Kathinayiby Gurcharan Das

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.28

    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...

  • Translation: A Multidisciplinary Approachby Juliane House

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00

    The cross-linguistic and cross-cultural practice of translation is a field of rapidly growing international importance. World-renowned experts offer new and multidisciplinary insights on this subject, viewing translation as social action and intercultural communication, and as a phenomenon of languages in contact and a socio-cognitive process. more...

  • Translators, Interpreters, and Cultural Negotiatorsby Federico M. Federici; Dario Tessicini

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    How do translators manage relations with parties in a position of authority and power? The book investigates the intellectual, social and professional identity of translators and interpreters across different time periods and locations when their role involves a negotiation with political powers and cultural authorities. more...

  • Meaning Making in Textby Sonja Starc; Carys Jones; Arianna Maiorani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Meaning Making in Text presents new insights into forms of communication in a range of contexts: cultural, linguistic, multimodal and educational. The thirteen chapters are all linked theoretically by advances in Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). more...

  • Specialised Translationby Margaret Rogers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book shifts the common perception of specialised or 'LSP' translation as necessarily banal and straightforward towards a more realistic understanding of it as a complex and multilayered phenomenon which belies its standard negative binary definition as 'non-literary'. more...

  • The Dao of Translationby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Dao of Translation sets up an East-West dialogue on the nature of language and translation, and specifically on the "unknown forces" that shape the act of translation. To that end it mobilizes two radically different readings of the Daodejing (formerly romanized as the Tao Te Ching ): the traditional "mystical" reading according to which... more...

  • De l?autre côté du Jourdainby Margaret Laurence; Caroline Lavoie

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2015; US$ 16.99

    La première traduction française du premier roman de Margaret Laurence. Extraordinairement prémonitoire, De l?autre côté du Jourdain est encore aujourd?hui d'une étonnante actualité. more...

  • Researching Translation and Interpretingby Claudia V. Angelelli; Brian James Baer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume offers a comprehensive view of current research directions in Translation and Interpreting Studies, outlining the theoretical concepts underpinning that research and presenting detailed discussions of the various methods used. Organized around three factors that are responsible for shaping the study of translation and interpreting today?post-positivist... more...