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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...

  • 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...

  • I Am Youby Karl F. Morrison

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    Important trends in contemporary intellectual life celebrate difference, divisiveness, and distinction. Speculative writing increasingly highlights "hermeneutic gaps" between human beings, their histories, and their hopes. In this book Karl Morrison identifies an alternative to this disruption. He explores for the first time the entire legacy of thought... more...

  • Science in Translationby Maeve Olohan; Myriam Salama-Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Despite the crucial role played by translation in the history of scientific ideas and the transmission of knowledge, historians of science have seldom been interested in the translation activity which enabled the spread of those ideas and exerted influence on structures and systems of knowledge. Translation scholars, too, have traditionally shown... more...

  • Intercultural Movementsby Keith Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    How was American gay liberation received in France between the events of Stonewall and the AIDS crisis? What part did translations of American 'gay fiction' play in this reception? How might the various intercultural movements that characterize the French response to 'American gay' be conceptualized as translational? Intercultural Movements... more...

  • Moving Targetby Carole-Ann Upton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Moving Target offers a rigorous exploration of the practice of translating for the theatre. The twelve essays in the volume span a range of work from Eastern and Western Europe, Canada and the United States. For the first time, this book draws together existing translation theory with contemporary practice to shed light on a hitherto neglected aspect... more...

  • Jeetne ki Aadatby Prakash Iyer

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Do you feel like throwing in the towel, but want to be a great leader? Would you like to build an organization? Do you want your child to be the best she can be? If you answered yes to any of these questions, The Habit of Winning is the book for you. It is a book that will change the way you think, work and live, with stories about self-belief and... more...

  • Husn ka Bazaarby Sonia Faleiro

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Sonia Faleiro was a reporter in search of a story when she met Leela; a beautiful and charismatic bar dancer with a story to tell. Leela introduced Sonia to the underworld of Bombay?s dance bars: a world of glamorous women; of fierce love; sex and violence; of customers and gangsters; of police; prostitutes and pimps. When an ambitious politician... more...

  • Interpreter-mediated Police Interviewsby Ikuko Nakane

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book shows how participation of interpreters as mediators changes the dynamics of police interviews, particularly with regard to power struggles and competing versions of events. The analysis of interaction offers insights into language in the legal process. more...