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  • Translation as Communication across Languages and Culturesby Juliane House

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    In this interdisciplinary book, Juliane House breaks new ground by situating translation within Applied Linguistics. In thirteen chapters, she examines translation as a means of communication across different languages and cultures, provides a critical overview of different approaches to translation, of the link between culture and translation,... more...

  • Translation after Wittgensteinby Philip Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In this eminently readable study, Philip Wilson explores the later writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein and shows how a reading of this philosophy can enable the translation theorist and the practising translator to reflect upon and improve the phenomenon of translation. Wittgenstein, whilst a key figure in twentieth-century philosophy, remains peripheral... more...

  • Gender, Sex and Translationby Jose Santaemilia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Gendered and sexual identities are unstable constructions which reveal a great deal about the ideologies and power relatinships affecting individuals and societies. The interaction between gender/sex studies and translation studies points to a fascinating arena of discursive conflict in which our intimate desires and identities are established or... more...

  • Comics in Translationby Federico Zanettin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 60.95

    Comics are a pervasive art form and an intrinsic part of the cultural fabric of most countries. And yet, relatively little has been written on the translation of comics. Comics in Translation attempts to address this gap in the literature and to offer the first and most comprehensive account of various aspects of a diverse range of social practices... more...

  • Introducing Interpreting Studiesby Franz Pöchhacker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    A millennial practice which emerged as a profession only in the twentieth century, interpreting has recently come into its own as a subject of academic study. This book introduces students, researchers and practitioners to the fast-developing discipline of Interpreting Studies. Written by a leading researcher in the field, Introducing Interpreting... more...

  • New Insights in the History of Interpretingby Kayoko Takeda; Jesús Baigorri-Jalón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 143.00

    The specificities of the interpreter’s work can be considered in terms of theway people interact in spoken encounters. Underlying the competing interestsand implicit search for cooperation, there is always the relative proximity ofalternative non-linguistic action. This gives mediated encounters an element ofpotential danger, at the same time... more...

  • Interconnecting Translation Studies and Imagologyby Luc van Doorslaer; Peter Flynn; Joep Leerssen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 135.00

    The South Slavic cultural sphere has always been a liminal zone of cultural hybridizations and syncretisms. In this article the complex features and modalities of multilayered and multidirectional cultural translations and transfers within the South Slavic region are illustrated by a comparative analysis of auto-images which were constitutive elements... more...

  • Memes of Translationby Andrew Chesterman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 49.95

    This revised edition of Memes of Translation includes updates that relate the book's themes to more recent research in Translation Studies. The book contributes to the debate about whether it is worth seeking a coherent theory of translation, by proposing an approach based on norms, strategies and values, which are all seen as kinds of memes, i.e.... more...

  • Conference Interpretingby Robin Setton; Andrew Dawrant

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    The conference interpreting skillset ? full consecutive and simultaneous interpreting ? has long been in demand well beyond the multilateral intergovernmental organizations, notably in bilateral diplomacy, business, international tribunals and the media. This comprehensive coursebook sets out an updated step-by-step programme of training, designed... more...

  • Conference Interpretingby Robin Setton; Andrew Dawrant

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    This companion volume to Conference Interpreting ? A Complete Course provides additional recommendations and theoretical and practical discussion for instructors, course designers and administrators. Chapters mirroring the Complete Course offer supplementary exercises, tips on materials selection, classroom practice, feedback and class morale, realistic... more...