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Translating & Interpreting

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  • The Creation of Israeli Arabicby Yonatan Mendel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book sheds light on the ways in which the on-going Israeli-Arab conflict has shaped Arabic language instruction. Due to its interdisciplinary nature it will be of great interest to academics and researchers in security and middle eastern studies as well as those focused on language and linguistics. 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...

  • The Divine Comedyby Clive James; Dante Alighieri

    Pan Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 22.72

    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...

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

    Transworld 2014; US$ 20.78

    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...

  • How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worthby Gordon D. Fee; Mark L. Strauss

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 9.99

    A book on Bible translation from a premier biblical scholar. more...

  • Translation and Cultural Changeby Eva Hung

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00

    History tells us that translation plays a part in the development of all cultures. Historical cases also show us repeatedly that translated works which had real social and cultural impact often bear little resemblance to the idealized concept of a ?good translation?. Since the perception and reception of translated works ? as well as the translation... more...

  • Introduction to Biblical Hermeneuticsby Walter C. Jr. Kaiser; Moisés Silva

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 27.99

    This standard hermeneutics text has been updated and expanded, allowing the authors to fine-tune their discussions on fundamental interpretive topics. Four new chapters have been added that address more recent controversial issues. The coauthors hold different viewpoints on many topics addressed, making for vibrant, thought-provoking dialogue on this... more...

  • Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theologyby Stanley N. Gundry; Gary T. Meadors

    Zondervan 2009; US$ 15.99

    Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology guides students and pastors to consider and evaluate the various ways Christians apply biblical texts to contemporary questions. Four different scholars present their preferred interpretive models in point-counterpoint style, and three additional authors follow with their own perspectives on questions... more...

  • A Guide to Interpreting Scriptureby Michael Kyomya

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 9.99

    Quoting verses without regard to context can have serious consequences. In A Guide to Interpreting Scripture, Dr. Michael Kyomya illustrates what scriptural interpretation is, why it is important, how to do it, and the pitfalls to avoid. Full of ways to enrich your personal study of the Bible, this guide will equip you with the knowledge and instruction... more...

  • Interpreters as Diplomatsby Ruth Roland

    University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 14.99

    This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have functioned throughout history. It fills a gap left by political historians, who seldom ask themselves in what language the political negotiations they describe were conducted. more...