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  • Translator and Interpreter Training and Foreign Language Pedagogyby Peter W. Krawutschke

    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...

  • The Critical Link 2by Roda P. Roberts; Silvana E. Carr; Diana Abraham; Aideen Dufour

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    This volume of selected papers from the second Critical Link conference (Vancouver, 1998) shows a marked evolution in Community Interpreting (CI) since the first Critical Link conference of 1995. In the intervening three years the field has advanced from pioneering to professionalization in response to new social needs created by the influx of immigrants... more...

  • Translation in Contextby Andrew Chesterman; Natividad Gallardo San Salvador; Yves Gambier

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 195.00

    Translation in Context is a collection of contributions from the 1998 Congress arranged by EST, the European Society for Translation Studies, in Granada, Spain. It illustrates some of the latest research interests and achievements in Translation Studies at the turn of the millennium. The contributions show how the context of Translation Studies has... more...

  • The Changing Scene in World Languagesby Marian B. Labrum

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00

    The 1997 ATA volume brings together articles on translation practice into the 21st century. Contributions deal with the Information Age, multilingualism in Europe, English as a Lingua Franca, Terminology standardization, translating for the media, and new directions in translator training. A comprehensive bibliography of dissertations makes this a... more...

  • Knowledge and Skills in Translator Behaviorby Wolfram Wilss

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 158.00

    This book represents an approach which is intended to give readers a general insight into what translators really do and to explain the concepts and tools of the trade, bearing in mind that translation cannot be reduced to simple principles that can easily be separated from each other and thus be handled in isolation. On the whole, the book is more... more...

  • Thinking Arabic Translationby James Dickins; Sándor Hervey; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Thinking Arabic Translation is a comprehensive and practical twenty-four-week course in translation method. Clear explanations, discussion, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a variety of sources, including journalism and politics, legal... more...

  • Introduction to Healthcare for Interpreters and Translatorsby Ineke H.M. Crezee

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00

    ?Getting information off the internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.? (Mitchell Kapor, n.d.). Medical concepts and terminology can be very confusing for the uninitiated interpreter or translator. This book will allow interpreters and translators to quickly read up on healthcare settings, familiarizing themselves with anatomy, physiology,... more...

  • Voß? Übersetzungsspracheby Josefine Kitzbichler; Anne Baillot; Enrica Fantino

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    J. H. Voss is primarily remembered as a translator and his landmark translation of Homer. Yet scholarly opinion of Voss has always been divided. Critics marveled at his linguistics virtuosity, but they reproached him for his pedantry. This volume brings together essays on the creationof histranslations and their effects, and the problem of imitating... more...

  • Translation in Systemsby Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The notion of systems has helped revolutionize translation studies since the 1970s. As a key part of many descriptive approaches, it has broken with the prescriptive focus on what translation should be, encouraging researchers to ask what translation does in specific cultural settings. From his privileged position as a direct participant in these developments,... more...

  • Science in Translationby Maeve Olohan; Myriam Salama-Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Despite the crucial role played by translation in the history of scientific ideas and the transmission of knowledge, historians of science have seldom been interested in the translation activity which enabled the spread of those ideas and exerted influence on structures and systems of knowledge. Translation scholars, too, have traditionally shown... more...