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Translating & Interpreting

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  • Found in Translationby Nataly Kelly; Jost Zetzsche

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    ?Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche have assembled a treasure trove of interesting and entertaining stories to show how translation and interpreting affect all aspects of life. Anyone with an interest in languages ? both spoken and signed ? will enjoy this book.? ?Marlee Matlin, Academy Award-winning actress ?A fascinating book about language and the... more...

  • Introduction to Spanish Translationby Jack Child

    UPA 2012; US$ 39.99

    Dr. Jack Child is a professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at American University and coordinates the Spanish translation program. Though of American parentage, he grew up in Argentina and lived in South America for eighteen years. After graduating from Yale, he began a first career as a Latin American specialist in the U.S. Army; among his... more...

  • After Translationby Ignacio Infante

    Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 44.99

    Translation--from both a theoretical and practical point of view--articulates differing but interconnected modes of circulation in the work of writers originally from different geographical areas of transatlantic encounter, such as Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Caribbean. After Translation examines from a transnational perspective the... more...

  • Grain Of Sandby Rabindranath Tagore

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 15.28

    A timeless tale of complex emotional relationships from an acknowledged master Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Rituparno Ghosh, Chokher Bali is Nobel Prize-winning author Rabindranath Tagore?s classic exposition of an extramarital affair that takes place within the confines of a joint family. It is the story of the rich, flamboyant... more...

  • Mouse or Rat?by Umberto Eco

    Orion 2013; US$ 17.83

    '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 is of the world's most brilliant and entertaining writers on literature and language. In this accessible and dazzling study, he turns his eye... more...

  • Mouse or Rat?by Umberto Eco

    Orion 2013; Not Available

    '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 is of the world's most brilliant and entertaining writers on literature and language. In this accessible and dazzling study, he turns his eye... more...

  • Govardhan's Travelsby P Sachidanandan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 15.28

    ?The most memorable literary event of my experience . . . Govardhan is that common man who seeks justice from history, from time and society and is punished. Govardhan is everyman. He is a survivor and his story is everyman?s story.? ? Mahasveta Devi Halfway through his famous play on injustice, Andher Nagari Choupat Raja, Bharatendu Harishchandra... more...

  • The Divine Comedyby Clive James; Dante Alighieri

    Pan Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 22.72

    Renowned critic and poet Clive James presents the crowning achievement of his career: a monumental translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy . The Divine Comedy is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James's new translation ? his life's work and decades in the making ? presents Dante's entire epic poem in a single song. While many... more...

  • Middle Indiaby Bhisam Sahni

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 13.58

    Middle India, in this collection of seventeen short stories, Bhisham Sahni examines middle India the lower middle class not rich or famous or educated in convent schools, not cosmopolitan but urban or semi-urban. In these tightly told tales, he explores with precision of thought and expression the humanity of individuals and their places in society.The... more...

  • Way Homeby Aruna Chakravarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 11.88

    The Way Home" brings together in one volume fourteen stories representing the very best of contemporary Bengali short fiction. Showcasing some of Bengal's finest writers at their creative best - Bibhuti Bhushan Bandopadhyay and Rajshekhar Basu, Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay and Ashapurna Devi - these stories deal with a myriad human themes that are at once... more...