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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Situations of conflict offer special insights into the history of the interpreter figure, and specifically the part played in that history by photographic representations of interpreters. This book analyses photo postcards, snapshots and press photos from several historical periods of conflict, associated with different photographic technologies... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00
Literary Translation in Modern Iran: A sociological study is the first comprehensive study of literary translation in modern Iran, covering the period from the late 19th century up to the present day. By drawing on Pierre BourdieuN's sociology of culture, this work investigates the people behind the selection, translation, and production of novels... more...
- Orion Publishing Group 2013; Not Available
'Translation is always a shift,not between two languages but between two cultures. A translator must take into account rules that are not strictly linguistic but, broadly speaking, cultural.' Umberto Eco is of the world's most brilliant and entertaining writers on literature and language. In this accessible and dazzling study, he turns his eye... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 6.99
An exquisite medley of lyrical verse and poetic prose, La Vita Nuova ( The New Life ) ranks among the supreme revelations in the literature of love. Its allegorical view of the soul's crisis and growth combines a narrative with meditations, dreams, songs, and prayers. In this masterpiece of his youth, Dante assembles a selection of his love poems... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 699.00
This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 38.00
Public Service Interpreting is†a field of central interest to those involved in ensuring access to public services. This book†provides an overview of current issues through a multi-faceted approach, situating the work of public service interpreters in the broader context of bilingual public service practitioners. more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 12.78
Have you ever arrived in a hotel room and been baffled by the information provided? Beware of your luggage. In your room you will find a minibar which is filled with alcoholics. Do not throw urine around. Have you ever been to a restaurant and wondered what on earth to order? Bored Meat Stew Lorry... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2009; US$ 18.99
?But what do we really know about other people?? In this magical, jewel-like novel, a young Sardinian woman explores the life of her Nonna ? her romantic, beautiful, and somewhat crazy grandmother. Nonna is an unforgettable character whose life spans much of the twentieth century. A dreamer with fierce loyalties and unbridled passions, we follow... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 120.00
In this unique account of 60 years of Bible translation, Eugene Nida sets out his journey with a personal touch. On the way, he reveals the importance of a solid knowledge of Greek and Hebrew as well as of the historical settings in which the Bible was created, in order to render effective translations. Through his story we get to know Nida's views... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 180.00
Dealing with the most translated work of German literature, the Tales of the brothers Grimm (1812-1815), this book discusses their history, notably in relation to Denmark and subsequently other nations from 1816 to 1986. The Danish intelligentsia responded enthusiastically to the tales and some were immediately translated into Danish by a nobleman... more...