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- Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 119.99
This study focuses on the considerable but neglected body of works translated by S. S. Koteliansky in collaboration with Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield. It provides close-readings and broad cross-cultural contextualisations to assess the influence that translating from Russian had on the individual writers, as well as its resonance within the... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00
Focusing on the novels of Orhan Pamuk and Bilge Karasu in English translation, this study explores the ways their reception evokes identity issues regarding Turkey. It begins with a theoretical discussion, comparing “national allegory” (Jameson 1986) and “metonymics” (Tymoczko 1999), which is a more apt concept when dealing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00
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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
Translation. It?s everywhere we look, but seldom seen?until now. Found in Translation reveals the surprising and complex ways that translation shapes the world. Covering everything from holy books to hurricane warnings and poetry to peace treaties, Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche offer language lovers and pop culture fans alike an insider?s view of... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
Based largely on my doctoral dissertation ?Textual Cognetics and the Role of Iconic Linkage in Software User Guides?, this book is intended to serve as an introduction to technical translation and usability for translators and translation researchers. In this book we will look at how it is possible to improve the quality of technical translations by... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 17.99
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...