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  • Husn ka Bazaarby Sonia Faleiro

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 15.28

    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...

  • Training for Doctoral Researchby J IAN Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 145.00

    Following the rapid expansion of translation studies as an emergent (inter-)discipline over recent decades, demand for doctoral research opportunities is now growing fast in many countries. At the same time, doctoral training packages of a generic nature have been elaborated and refined at many universities, drawing on long traditions of doctoral... more...

  • Bourdieu and the Sociology of Translation and Interpretingby Moira Inghilleri

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 150.00

    Bourdieu's key concepts of habitus, field and capital have been adopted or adapted to elaborate the social and cultural nature of translation or interpreting activity, to locate this activity within social structures and social institutions, and to analyse the cultural, historical and political specificity of translation and interpreting practices.... more...

  • Framing the Interpreterby Anxo Fernández-Ocampo; Michaela Wolf

    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...

  • Literary Translation in Modern Iranby Esmaeil Haddadian-Moghaddam

    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...

  • Mouse or Rat?by Umberto Eco

    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...

  • The New Life/La Vita Nuovaby Dante Alighieri; Stanley Appelbaum; Stanley Appelbaum

    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...

  • A Dictionary of Russian Idioms and Colloquialismsby Wasyl Jaszczun; Szymon Krynski

    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...

  • Jouer la traductionby Nicole Nolette

    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...