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  • The Critical Link 3by Louise Brunette; Georges L. Bastin; Isabelle Hemlin; Heather Clarke

    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...

  • Descriptive Translation Studies ? and beyondby Gideon Toury

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...