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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Be(com)ing a Conference Interpreterby Veerle Duflou

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    This study offers a novel view on Conference Interpreting by looking at EU interpreters as a professional community of practice. In particular, Duflou?s work focuses on the nature of the competence conference interpreters working for the European Parliament and the European Commission need to acquire in order to cope with their professional tasks.... more...

  • Translation and Musicby Sebnem Susam-Sarajeva

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Popular and multimodal forms of cultural products are becoming increasingly visible within translation studies research. Interest in translation and music, however, has so far been relatively limited, mainly because translation of musical material has been considered somewhat outside the limits of translation studies, as traditionally conceived. Difficulties... more...

  • The Semiotics of Subtitlingby Zoe De Linde; Neil Kay

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Subtitling serves two purposes: to translate the dialogue of foreign language films for secondary audiences (interlingual) and to transform the soundtrack of television programmes into written captions for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers (intralingual). While both practices have strong linguistic roots, often being compared to text translation and... more...

  • Translating Humourby Jeroen Vandaele

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    It is all too often assumed that humour is the very effect of a text. But humour is not a perlocutionary effect in its own right, nor is laughter. The humour of a text may be as general a characteristic as a serious text's seriousness. Like serious texts, humorous texts have many different purposes and effects. They can be subdivided into specific... more...

  • Translation in a Postcolonial Contextby Maria Tymoczko

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    This ground-breaking analysis of the cultural trajectory of England's first colony constitutes a major contribution to postcolonial studies, offering a template relevant to most cultures emerging from colonialism. At the same time, these Irish case studies become the means of interrogating contemporary theories of translation. Moving authoritatively... more...