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  • Nonverbal Communication and Translationby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00

    This is the first book, within the interdisciplinary field of Nonverbal Communication Studies, dealing with the specific tasks and problems involved in the translation of literary works as well as film and television texts, and in the live experience of simultaneous and consecutive interpretation. The theoretical and methodological ideas and models... more...

  • Teaching Translation and Interpreting 3by Cay Dollerup; Vibeke Appel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00

    Selected papers from the Third Language International Conference on Translator and Interpreter Training. Capping the series of conferences on this theme in Denmark, the present volume brings together a choice selection of the papers read by scholars and teachers from five continents and within all specialities in Translation Studies. In combination... more...

  • Text Typology and Translationby Anna Trosborg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00

    This book breaks new ground in translation theory and practice. The central question is: In what ways are translations affected by text types? The two main areas of investigation are: A. What are the advantages of focusing on text types when trying to understand the process of translation? How do translators tackle different text types in their daily... more...

  • Translation as Intercultural Communicationby Mary Snell-Hornby; Zuzana Jettmarová; Klaus Kaindl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00

    This selection of 30 contributions (3 workshop reports, 27 papers from 14 countries) concentrates on intercultural communication in its broadest sense: themes vary from dissident translation under the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines and translation as a process of power in the 3rd world context to drama translation and the role of the cognitive... more...

  • Essay on the Principles of Translation (3rd rev. ed., 1813)by Alexander Fraser Tytler; Jeffrey F. Huntsman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 210.00

    This is a reprint of the third edition of Tytler?s Principles of Translation , originally published in 1791, and this edition was published in 1813. The ideas of Tytler can give inspiration to modern TS scholars, particularly his open-mindedness on quality assessment and his ideas on linguistic and cultural aspects in translations, which are illustrated... more...

  • Interpretingby David Bowen; Margareta Bowen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00

    This volume is concerned with the profession and discipline of interpretation. The range of perspectives presented in this collection of essays exemplifies the rich diversity of the profession as we know it today. Interpreting has been known to exist through the ages, though it was not necessarily considered a profession as such. We can attribute the... more...

  • Scientific and Technical Translationby Sue Ellen Wright; Leland D. Jr. Wright

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 173.00

    Technical translation (and technical terminology) encompasses the translation of special language texts. 1. Style and Register covers clarity of style, culture-specific and author-reader conventions and expectation. 2. Special Applications deals with the contribution of translation to the dissemination of science. 3. Training and Autodidactic... more...

  • Technology as Translation Strategyby Muriel Vasconcellos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 165.00

    The papers in this volume tell the story of a profession that is responding in a number of different ways to the advances in computer technology ? of professionals who are streamlining their work, reducing repetitive tasks, eliminating manual operations, and in general increasing their productivity while at the same time achieving a more interesting... more...

  • Translation and the Lawby Marshall Morris

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 173.00

    This long needed reference on the innumerable and increasing ways that the law intersects with translation and interpreting features essays by scholars and professions from the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Japan, and Sweden. The essays range from sophisticated treatments of historical and hence philosophical variations in concept... more...

  • Translation Excellenceby Marilyn Gaddis Rose

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 158.00

    This inaugural volume transcends its archival value. Indeed, taken as a whole, the essays pose a provocation for both translation practice and theory. The criteria proposed and the issues examined remain the same. Absolute excellence, however, continues to move beyond the horizon, and changes in technology and taste inevitably change both the implementation... more...