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  • 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...

  • Unity in Diversityby Lynne Bowker; Michael Cronin; Dorothy Kenny; Jennifer Pearson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Translation studies as a discipline has grown enormously in recent decades. Contributions to the discipline have come from a variety of fields, including machine translation, history, literature, philosophy, linguistics, terminology, signed language interpreting, screen translation, translation pedagogy, software localization and lexicography. There... more...

  • Screen Translationby Yves Gambier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    There are three fundamental issues in the field of screen translation, namely, the relationship between verbal output and pictures and soundtrack, between a foreign language/culture and the target language/culture, and finally between the spoken code and the written one. All three issues are raised and discussed by contributors to this special issue... more...

  • Translation and Genderby Luise Von Flotow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95

    The last thirty years of intellectual and artistic creativity in the 20th century have been marked by gender issues. Translation practice, translation theory and translation criticism have also been powerfully affected by the focus on gender. As a result of feminist praxis and criticism and the simultaneous emphasis on culture in translation studies,... more...

  • Translation, Travel, Migrationby Loredana Polezzi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The connection between travel and translation is often evoked in contemporary critical theory, both practices seen as metaphors of mobility and flux linked to globalized 'post-modern' society. Travel is a multiple activity, encompassing temporary and voluntary displacement, repeated movement, exile, economic migration, diaspora. Places of origin are... more...

  • The Return to Ethicsby Anthony Pym

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 42.95

    If civilizations are to cooperate as well as clash, our mediators must solve problems using serious thought about relations between Self and Other.   Translation Studies has thus returned to questions of ethics. But this is no return to any prescriptive linguistics of equivalence. As the articles in this volume show, ethics is now a broadly contextual... more...

  • Wordplay and Translationby Dirk Delabastita

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Extended Special Issue Spik in Glyph? Translation, Wordplay and Resistance in Chicano Poetry, pp 141-160 Tace Hedrick (Comparative Literature, Penn State Harrisburg, USA)This paper examines the nature of contemporary bilingual Chicano poetry from the 1970s to the present, particularly in terms of the poetic use of bilingual wordplay and the questions... more...

  • Translation and Minorityby Lawrence Venuti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The premise of this volume is a question: What can the concept of minority bring to the practice and study of translation? Minority is understood here to mean a cultural or political position that is subordinate, whether the social context that so defines it is local, national or global. This position is occupied by languages and literatures that... more...