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  • Studien zur Praxis der Übersetzung antiker Literaturby Josefine Kitzbichler; Ulrike C. A. Stephan

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    This volume is a collection of studies on the translation of Greek and Latin authors (Sappho, Alcaeus, Thucydides, Herodotus, Cicero, Ovid, Petronius, Apuleius), which examines the processes and conditions of translation as determined by reception history and genre, among others. The work is supplemented with an essay on the possibilities... more...

  • Wind Flowersby V Abdulla; R E Asher

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 16.98

    A classic collection of stories showcasing some of India's best-known writersAfter a hesitant start towards the end of the ninetheenth century, short fiction in Malyalam came into its own in the 1930s. Since then, writer has experimented with content , style and language to give the genre a unique standing in contemporary Indian litereature as perhaps... more...

  • Gender, Sex and Translationby Jose Santaemilia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Gendered and sexual identities are unstable constructions which reveal a great deal about the ideologies and power relatinships affecting individuals and societies. The interaction between gender/sex studies and translation studies points to a fascinating arena of discursive conflict in which our intimate desires and identities are established or... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Translation and Ideologyby Sonia Cunico; Jeremy Munday

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ideology has become increasingly central to work in translation studies. To date, however, most studies have focused on literary and religious texts, thus limiting wider understanding of how ideological clashes and encounters pervade any context where power inequalities are present.  This special edition of The Translator deliberately focuses on ideology... more...