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Translating & Interpreting

  • Unterwegs zu einer hermeneutischen ÜberSetzungswissenschaftby

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 73.81

    ÜberSetzen ist in einem fundamentalen Sinne hermeneutisch: Jede ÜberSetzung ist das Ergebnis eines jeweils anderen Verstehens und Auslegens des Originals durch den ÜberSetzer. Das vorliegende Buch beschäftigt sich mit dieser Grunderkenntnis der ÜberSetzungspraxis und reflektiert sie auf überSetzungstheoretischer Ebene. So wird anschaulich gezeigt,... more...

  • Correspondences and Contrasts in Foreign Language Pedagogy and Translation Studiesby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book covers topics as English as lingua franca, foreign language teacher training, individual learner differences in language learning and teaching, literary translation, translator strategies, dictionary use, translator training and more. more...

  • New Perspectives in Language, Discourse and Translation Studiesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 159.00

    This volume presents the most recent developments in linguistics, specifically in the fields of language, discourse and translation studies. Distinguished linguistic subdisciplines covered include phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, historical linguistics, and more. more...

  • Divided Languages?by

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book offers papers that reevaluate and compare the processes of dissolution of diglossia in East Asian and in European languages in the framework of the asymmetries in the emergence of modern written languages. more...

  • Translation and Oppositionby Dimitris ASIMAKOULAS; Margaret ROGERS

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 35.00

    Translation and Opposition is an edited volume that brings together cultural and sociological perspectives of translation. Contemporary models in Translation Studies have relatively recently problematized various myths relating to translation activity, such as the view of translation as an impersonal, mechanical act of linguistic transfer or as an... more...

  • Biblical ambiguitiesby D.H. Aaron

    BRILL 2001; US$ 60.00

    This volume poses as its central question: when we read a passage in the Hebrew Bible, how do we know whether the passage was meant literally or metaphorically? This study argues that our assumptions as to how language works influences the way we interpret biblical texts. more...

  • Minor Prophets I (Understanding the Bible Commentary Series)by Elizabeth Achtemeier

    Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 20.00

    These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. more...

  • Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Centuryby Mirella Agorni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to appropriate images of Italy and adapt them to their own... more...

  • The House in Via Mannoby Milena Agus; Brigid Maher

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2009; US$ 17.99

    ?But what do we really know about other people?? In this magical, jewel-like novel, a young Sardinian woman explores the life of her Nonna ? her romantic, beautiful, and somewhat crazy grandmother. Nonna is an unforgettable character whose life spans much of the twentieth century. A dreamer with fierce loyalties and unbridled passions, we follow... more...

  • The Countesses of Castelloby Milena Agus; Brigid Maher

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 17.99

    Three sisters live in three flats in an aristocratic palazzo in Cagliari?s ancient Castello quarter, where rich and poor are mixed together just as they were in the past. The eldest, Noemi, dreams of lost splendours, while the second, Maddalena, dreams of having a child. The third, known as Countess Ricotta ?because she?s clumsy ? she?s got ricotta... more...