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- De Gruyter Mouton 2004; US$ 699.00
This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 18.99
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...
- Scribe Publications 2009; US$ 18.99
?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 her... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
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 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Focusing on the problems of translating English legal language, Alcaraz and Hughes offer a wide-ranging view of one of the most demanding and vital areas of contemporary translation practice. Individual chapters deal with legal English as a linguistic system, special concepts in the translation of legal English, the genres of legal translation, and... more...