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  • Translation-Driven Corporaby Federico Zanettin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Electronic texts and text analysis tools have opened up a wealth of opportunities to higher education and language service providers, but learning to use these resources continues to pose challenges to scholars and professionals alike. Translation-Driven Corpora aims to introduce readers to corpus tools and methods which may be used in translation... more...

  • Translation and Empireby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Arising from cultural anthropology in the late 1980s and early 1990s, postcolonial translation theory is based on the observation that translation has often served as an important channel of empire. Douglas Robinson begins with a general presentation of postcolonial theory, examines current theories of the power differentials that control what gets... more...

  • Translating as a Purposeful Activityby Christiane Nord

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    German-language approaches to translation have been revolutionized by the theory of action (Handlungstheorie) and the related theory of translation's goal or purpose (Skopstheorie). Both these approaches are functionalist: they seek to liberate translators from servitude to the source text, seeing translation as a new communicative act that must be... 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...

  • Text and Contextby Mona Baker; Maeve Olohan; Maria Pérez Calzada

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Ian Mason has been a towering presence in the now flourishing discipline of translation studies since its inception, and has produced some of the most influential and detailed analyses of translated text and interpreted interaction to date. The sophistication, dynamism and inclusiveness that have characterized his approach to all forms of mediation... more...

  • Research Methodologies in Translation Studiesby Gabriela Saldanha; Sharon O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    As an interdisciplinary area of research, translation studies attracts students and scholars with a wide range of backgrounds, who then need to face the challenge of accounting for a complex object of enquiry that does not adapt itself well to traditional methods in other fields of investigation. This book addresses the needs of such scholars ? whether... 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...

  • Western Translation Theory from Herodotus to Nietzscheby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Douglas Robinson offers the most comprehensive collection of translation theory readings available to date, from the Histories of Herodotus in the mid-fifth century before our era to the end of the nineteenth century. The result is a startling panoply of thinking about translation across the centuries, covering such topics as the best type of translator,... more...

  • Re-Engendering Translationby Christopher Larkosh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Of interest to scholars in translation studies, gender and sexuality, and comparative literary and cultural studies, this volume re-examines the possibilities for multiple intersections between translation studies and research on sexuality and gender, and in so doing addresses the persistent theoretical gaps in much work on translation and gender... 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...