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  • 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...

  • Conference Interpretingby Robin Setton; Andrew Dawrant

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    The conference interpreting skillset ? full consecutive and simultaneous interpreting ? has long been in demand well beyond the multilateral intergovernmental organizations, notably in bilateral diplomacy, business, international tribunals and the media. This comprehensive coursebook sets out an updated step-by-step programme of training, designed... more...

  • Conference Interpretingby Robin Setton; Andrew Dawrant

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    This companion volume to Conference Interpreting ? A Complete Course provides additional recommendations and theoretical and practical discussion for instructors, course designers and administrators. Chapters mirroring the Complete Course offer supplementary exercises, tips on materials selection, classroom practice, feedback and class morale, realistic... 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...

  • The Practices of Literary Translationby Jean Boase-Beier; Michael Holman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In their introduction to this collection of essays, the editors argue that constraints can be seen as a source of literary creativity, and given that translation is even more constrained than 'original' literary production, it thus has the potential to be even more creative too. The ten essays that follow outline ways in which translators and translations... more...

  • Traductioby Dirk Delabastita

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 61.95

    Nothing like wordplay can make difference between languages look so uncompromising, can give such a sharp edge to the dilemma between forms and effects, can so blur the line between translation and adaptation, or can cast such harsh light on our illusion of complete semantic stability. In the pun the whole language system may resonate, and so may... more...