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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00
This book is a collection of articles which highlight the fact that good translation theory is based on information gained from practice. At the same time, good practice is based on carefully worked-out theory. The two are interdependent. The authors who have contributed are persons who know the importance of both theory and practice and the tension... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 158.00
Topics included in this volume are centered around the politics of translator and interpreter education in higher education in the US as well as in Europe and the perceived image of elitism of these disciplines; other essays discuss the tension and disciplinary boundaries between foreign language training and translator and interpreter education. Topics... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00
'Conference Interpreting: What do we know and how?' is the title of a round-table conference (Turku 1994) organised to assess the state of the art in conference interpreting research. The result is collected in this volume with fully coordinated reports on the round tables. The book presents an exciting coverage of the field, touching on methodology,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 180.00
At long last community interpreters are coming into their own as professionals in various parts of the world. At the same time, the complexity of their practice has been thrown into sharp relief. In this thought-provoking volume of selected papers from the third Critical Link conference held in 2001 (Montreal), we see a profession that is carving... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 165.00
A replacement of the author's well-known book on Translation Theory, In Search of a Theory of Translation (1980), this book makes a case for Descriptive Translation Studies as a scholarly activity as well as a branch of the discipline, having immediate consequences for issues of both a theoretical and applied nature. Methodological discussions are... more...