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- 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
From the world-famous author of THE NAME OF THE ROSE, an illuminating and humourous study on the pleasures and pitfalls of translation. '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... 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1969; US$ 24.95
The dictionary covers phraseological fusions, units, and combinations; single words used figuratively; and colloquialisms. Each idiom or colloquialism, translated into English, is accompanied by a sentence in Russian showing its correct use. more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2015; US$ 29.99
Pleins feux sur le théâtre de l?Acadie, de l?Ontario français et de l?Ouest canadien francophone et sur les ludiques jeux de traduction ? d?inclusion et d?exclusion des spectateurs, selon leur profil linguistique, sur le double terrain des langues et du théâtre. more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 17.58
C. K. Scott Moncrieff?s celebrated translation of Proust?s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which would exhaust and consume the translator, leading to his early death at the age of just forty. Joseph Conrad told him, ?I was more interested and fascinated by your rendering than by Proust?s creation?: some literary... 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...
- 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...
- 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 Driver Soup Kiss Lorraine... more...