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Translating & Interpreting

  • Translators through Historyby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 49.95

    Acclaimed, when it first appeared, as a seminal work ? a groundbreaking book that was both informative and highly readable ? Translators through History is being released in a new edition, substantially revised and expanded by Judith Woodsworth. Translators have played a key role in intellectual exchange through the ages and across borders. This... 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...

  • Rewriting Narratives in Egyptian Theatreby Sirkku Aaltonen; Areeg Ibrahim

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This study of Egyptian theatre and its narrative construction explores the ways representations of Egypt are created of and within theatrical means, from the 19 th century to the present day. Essays address the narratives that structure theatrical, textual, and performative representations and the ways the rewriting process has varied in different... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Key Debates in the Translation of Advertising Materialby Beverly Adab; Cristina Valdes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Much has been written about the marketing aspects of promotional material in general, and several scholars (particularly in linguistics) have addressed questions relating to the structure and function of advertisements, focusing on images, rhetorical structure, semiotic functions, discourse features and audio-visual media, amongst other aspects of... 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...

  • Politics, Gender and Conceptual Metaphorsby Professor Kathleen Ahrens

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    International researchers examine the interplay between gender and metaphor in political language in the UK, USA, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Ireland, and Singapore. They draw on a variety of corpus data to determine to what extent conceptual metaphors used by women in political power differ with, or remain the same as that of men. more...

  • The Difficulty in Translating Modern Arabic Literature for the Modern Worldby Hanada Al-Masri

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    This work is one of only a few studies to deal with the translation of Arabic literature from a purely semiotic perspective (that has linguistics and culture as its focal points). This work demonstrates that the key to understanding the nature of losses and achieving equivalence is to follow a semiotic approach to translation. more...