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Translating & Interpreting

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  • Translation Excellenceby Marilyn Gaddis Rose

    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...

  • Translationby Mildred L. Larson

    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...

  • 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...

  • Conference Interpretingby Yves Gambier; Daniel Gile; Christopher Taylor

    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...

  • 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...