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  • Research Methodologies in Translation Studiesby Gabriela Saldanha; Sharon O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    As an interdisciplinary area of research, translation studies attracts students and scholars with a wide range of backgrounds, who then need to face the challenge of accounting for a complex object of enquiry that does not adapt itself well to traditional methods in other fields of investigation. This book addresses the needs of such scholars ? whether... more...

  • Science in Translationby Maeve Olohan; Myriam Salama-Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Western Translation Theory from Herodotus to Nietzscheby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Douglas Robinson offers the most comprehensive collection of translation theory readings available to date, from the Histories of Herodotus in the mid-fifth century before our era to the end of the nineteenth century. The result is a startling panoply of thinking about translation across the centuries, covering such topics as the best type of translator,... more...

  • Re-Engendering Translationby Christopher Larkosh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Of interest to scholars in translation studies, gender and sexuality, and comparative literary and cultural studies, this volume re-examines the possibilities for multiple intersections between translation studies and research on sexuality and gender, and in so doing addresses the persistent theoretical gaps in much work on translation and gender... more...

  • Translation in Asiaby Ronit Ricci; Jan van der Putten

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.00

    The field of translation studies was largely formed on the basis of modern Western notions of monolingual nations with print-literate societies and monochrome cultures. A significant number of societies in Asia ? and their translation traditions ? have diverged markedly from this model. With their often multilingual populations, and maintaining a... more...

  • Readers, Reading and the Reception of Translated Fiction in Chineseby Leo Tak-hung Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.00

    Translated fiction has largely been under-theorized, if not altogether ignored, in literary studies. Though widely consumed, translated novels are still considered secondary versions of foreign masterpieces. Readers, Reading and Reception of Translated Fiction in Chinese recognizes that translated novels are distinct from non-translated novels, just... more...

  • Lexis and Creativity in Translationby Dorothy Kenny

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Computers offer new perspectives in the study of language, allowing us to see phenomena that previously remained obscure because of the limitations of our vantage points. It is not uncommon for computers to be likened to the telescope, or microscope, in this respect. In this pioneering computer-assisted study of translation, Dorothy Kenny suggests... more...

  • Method in Translation Historyby Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Starting from the critical notion that we should be asking questions of contemporary importance - and that 'importance' itself must be defined - Anthony Pym sets about undoing many of the currently dominant models of translation history, positing, among much else, that the object of this history should be translators as people, that researchers are... more...

  • Legal Translation Explainedby Enrique Alcaraz; Brian Hughes; Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and... more...

  • Cultural Encounters in Translated Children's Literatureby Helen Frank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Cultural Encounters in Translated Children's Literature offers a detailed and innovative model of analysis for examining the complexities of translating children's literature and sheds light on the interpretive choices at work in moving texts from one culture to another. The core of the study addresses the issue of how images of a nation, locale... more...