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  • Developing Translation Competenceby Christina Schäffner; Beverly Adab

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00

    This volume presents a comprehensive study of what constitutes Translation Competence, from the various sub-competences to the overall skill. Contributors combine experience as translation scholars with their experience as teachers of translation. The volume is organized into three sections: Defining, Building, and Assessing Translation Competence.... 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...

  • Mystery of the Elephant Godby Satyajit Ray

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 10.18

    A child who calls himself Captain Spark. The mysterious Machchli Baba. A stabbing in a dark alley... In Varanasi during the Durga Puja, a valuable statuette of Ganesh is stolen from the famous Ghoshal household. Before he can recover it, Feluda has to face the arch-villain Maganlal Meghraj, solve a murder case, and unmask a fraud sadhu. One of Feluda's... 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...

  • Lifting The Veilby Ismat Chughati

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 16.98

    At a time when writing by and about women was rare and tentative, Ismat Chughtai explored female sexuality with unparalleled frankness and examined the political and social mores of her time. She wrote about the world that she knew, bringing the idiom of the middle class to Urdu prose, and totally transformed the complexion of Urdu fiction. Lifting... more...

  • Translation and Violent Conflictby Moira Inghilleri; Sue-Ann Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...