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Translating & Interpreting

  • Interdisciplinarity in Translation and Interpreting Process Researchby Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow; Susanne Göpferich; Sharon O'Brien

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00

    On the basis of a pilot study using speech recognition (SR) software, this chapter attempts to illustrate the benefits of adopting an interdisciplinary approach in translator training. It shows how the collaboration between phoneticians, translators and interpreters can (1) advance research, (2) have implications for the curriculum, (3) be pedagogically... more...

  • The Dao of Translationby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    The Dao of Translation sets up an East-West dialogue on the nature of language and translation, and specifically on the "unknown forces" that shape the act of translation. To that end it mobilizes two radically different readings of the Daodejing (formerly romanized as the Tao Te Ching ): the traditional "mystical" reading according to which... more...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents studies by philologists with practical experience and practitioners with philological training about problems and methods of translation as seen from the perspective of different genres and disciplines. A focus is placed on relating theories to the practice of translation. more...

  • Utterly Lost in Translation - Even More Misadventures in English Abroadby Charlie Croker

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    The search for the globe?s funniest language howler continues apace. As with his two previous volumes, Charlie Croker has scoured Kazakhstan hotel foyers, South Korean supermarkets and Argentinian airports, plucking from the mistranslation tree only the very choicest of fruits for your delectation. There is the French hotel advising that ‘pets are... more...

  • Textual Travelsby Mini Chandran; Suchitra Mathur

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    This book presents a comprehensive account of the theory and practice of translation in India in combining both its functional and literary aspects. It explores how the cultural politics of globalization is played out most powerfully in the realm of popular culture, and especially the role of translation in its practical facets, ranging from the fields... more...

  • The Habsburg Monarchy's Many-Languaged Soulby Michaela Wolf; Kate Sturge

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    In the years between 1848 and 1918, the Habsburg Empire was an intensely pluricultural space that brought together numerous ?nationalities? under constantly changing ? and contested ? linguistic regimes. The multifaceted forms of translation and interpreting, marked by national struggles and extensive multilingualism, played a crucial role in constructing... more...

  • Jouer la traductionby Nicole Nolette

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2015; US$ 29.99

    Pleins feux sur le théâtre de l?Acadie, de l?Ontario français et de l?Ouest canadien francophone et sur les ludiques jeux de traduction ? d?inclusion et d?exclusion des spectateurs, selon leur profil linguistique, sur le double terrain des langues et du théâtre. more...

  • Specialised Translationby Margaret Rogers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book shifts the common perception of specialised or 'LSP' translation as necessarily banal and straightforward towards a more realistic understanding of it as a complex and multilayered phenomenon which belies its standard negative binary definition as 'non-literary'. more...

  • German Technical Dictionary (Volume 2)by Routledge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 440.00

    Since its publication in 1995, the German Technical Dictionary has established itself as the definitive resource for anyone who needs to translate technical documents between German and English. This new edition has been substantially revised to reflect the technological environment of the 21st century. The revised edition contains over 75,000 entries,... more...

  • Meaning Making in Textby Sonja Starc; Carys Jones; Arianna Maiorani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Meaning Making in Text presents new insights into forms of communication in a range of contexts: cultural, linguistic, multimodal and educational. The thirteen chapters are all linked theoretically by advances in Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL). more...