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Translating & Interpreting

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  • 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...

  • Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Kotelianskyby Claire Davison

    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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Arabic-English-Arabic-English Translationby Ronak Husni; Daniel L. Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Arabic-English-Arabic-English Translation: Issues and Strategies is an accessible coursebook for students and practitioners of Arabic-English-Arabic translation. Focusing on the key issues and topics affecting the field, it offers informed guidance on the most effective methods to deal with such problems, enabling users to develop deeper insights... 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...

  • The Anatomy of Translation Problemsby Ping-Yen Lai

    Chartridge Books Oxford 2013; US$ 56.00

    The ultimate aim of this book, 'The Anatomy of Translation Problems', is to derive a translation principle that is able to solve a divergent range of translation problems more...

  • Technical Translationby Jody Byrne

    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...