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  • Mystery of the Elephant Godby Satyajit Ray

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available

    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...

  • Thinking Arabic Translationby James Dickins; Sándor Hervey; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A comprehensive 24-week course in translation method. Clear explanations, discussion, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. 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...

  • Dreaming in Chineseby Deborah Fallows

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99

    Deborah Fallows has spent much of her life learning languages and traveling around the world. But nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language, or the intensity of living in Shanghai and Beijing. Over time, she realized that her struggles and triumphs in studying the language of her adopted home provided... more...

  • Voß? Übersetzungsspracheby Josefine Kitzbichler; Anne Baillot; Enrica Fantino

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    J. H. Voss is primarily remembered as a translator and his landmark translation of Homer. Yet scholarly opinion of Voss has always been divided. Critics marveled at his linguistics virtuosity, but they reproached him for his pedantry. This volume brings together essays on the creationof histranslations and their effects, and the problem of imitating... more...

  • Translating Indiaby Rita Kothari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The cultural universe of urban, English-speaking middle class in India shows signs of growing inclusiveness as far as English is concerned. This phenomenon manifests itself in increasing forms of bilingualism (combination of English and one Indian language) in everyday forms of speech - advertisement jingles, bilingual movies, signboards, and of course... 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...

  • Translated People,Translated Textsby Tina Steiner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Translated People, Translated Texts examines contemporary migration narratives by four African writers who live in the diaspora and write in English: Leila Aboulela and Jamal Mahjoub from the Sudan, now living in Scotland and Spain respectively, and Abdulrazak Gurnah and Moyez G. Vassanji from Tanzania, now residing in the UK and Canada. Focusing... 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...