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  • Apropos of Ideologyby Maria Calzada-Pérez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Today's worldwide ideological tensions have captured the interest of such varied disciplines as political science, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics. There are two primary reasons why translation studies cannot ignore the ideological debate. Historically, translation has always been a site for ideological clashes. In addition,... more...

  • Contextual Frames of Reference in Bible Translationby Ernst Wendland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bible translation theory and practice rightly tend to focus on the actual text of Scripture. But many diverse, yet interrelated contextual factors also play an important part in the implementation of a successful translation program. The aim of this coursebook is to explore, in varying degrees of detail, a wide range of these crucial situational variables... more...

  • Corpora in Translator Educationby Federico Zanettin; Silvia Bernardini; Dominic Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The use of language corpora as a resource in linguistics and language-related disciplines is now well-established. One of the many fields where the impact of corpora has been growing in recent years is translation, both at a descriptive and a practical level. The papers in this volume, which grew out of presentations at the conference Cult2k (Bertinoro,... more...

  • Bible Translationby Timothy Wilt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a broad-based, contemporary perspective on Bible translation in terms of academic areas foundational to the endeavor: translation studies, communication theory, linguistics, cultural studies, biblical studies and literary and rhetorical studies. The discussion of each area is geared towards non-specialists, to introduce them to notions,... more...

  • Conference Interpreting Explainedby Roderick Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Roderick Jones adopts a very practical approach to both consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, providing detailed illustrations of note-taking, reformulation, the 'salami' technique, simplification, generalization, anticipation, and so on, including numerous tricks-of-the-trade such as how to handle difficult speakers and how to interpret untranslatable... more...

  • Dictionary of Translation Studiesby Mark Shuttleworth; Moira Cowie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Published at a time of unprecedented growth of interest in translation, the Dictionary of Translation Studies aims to present the insights of a number of different approaches to translation in an unbiased, non-partisan way. With more than 300 articles, this essential volume provides the reader with a snapshot of a rapidly developing discipline, based... more...

  • Complicating the History of Western Translationby Siobhán McElduff; Enrica Sciarrino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As long as there has been a need for language, there has been a need for translation; yet there is remarkably little scholarship available on pre-modern translation and translators. This exciting and innovative volume opens a window onto the complex world of translation in the multilingual and multicultural milieu of the ancient Mediterranean. From... more...

  • Decolonizing Translationby Kathryn Batchelor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The linguistically innovative aspect of Francophone African literature has been recognized and studied from a variety of angles over recent decades, yet little attention has been paid to what happens to such literature when it is translated into another language. Taking as its corpus all sub-Saharan Francophone African texts that have ever been published... more...

  • A Basis for Scientific and Engineering Translationby Michael Hann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00

    This e-book and the accompanying handbook attack many of the most crucial difficulties encountered by both native and non-native English speakers when translating scientific and engineering material from German. The e-book is like a miniature encyclopaedia dealing with the fundamental conceptual basis of science, engineering and mathematics, with particular... more...

  • Healthcare Interpretingby Franz Pöchhacker; Miriam Shlesinger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 120.00

    This volume ? the first-ever collection of research on healthcare interpreting ? centers on three interrelated themes: cross-cultural communication in healthcare settings, the interactional role of persons serving as interpreters and the discourse patterns of interpreter-mediated interaction. The individual chapters, by seven innovative researchers... more...