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Translating & Interpreting

  • Cosmopolitanism and Translationby Esperanca Bielsa

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95

    Social theories of the new cosmopolitanism have called attention to the central importance of translation, in areas such as global democracy, human rights and social movements, but translation studies has not engaged systematically with theories of cosmopolitanism. In Cosmopolitanism and Translation , Esperança Bielsa does just that by focussing... more...

  • Hybridity in Translated Chineseby Guangrong Dai

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 109.00

    This book investigates the characteristics of hybridity in Chinese texts that have been translated from English. It also explores the potential impact of translation and hybridity on written Chinese over the past 70 years. It suggests that English-Chinese translations have introduced more and more hybrid structures into Chinese. This book can... more...

  • Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studiesby Mikhail Mikhailov; Robert Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies provides a clear and practical introduction to using corpora in these fields. Giving special attention to parallel corpora, which are collections of texts in two or more languages, and demonstrating the potential benefits for multilingual corpus linguistics research to both translators and... more...

  • The Bicycle Eaterby Larry Tremblay; Sheila Fischman

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 17.95

    A surrealist novel of metamorphosis unleashed by desire, a riotous, colourful burlesque where nothing and no-one remain what they seem. more...

  • The Georgetown Guide to Arabic-English Translationby Mustafa Mughazy

    Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    The Georgetown Guide to Arabic-English Translation is an essential step-by-step, practical manual for advanced learners of Arabic who are interested in how to analyze and accurately translate nonfiction Arabic texts. Mustafa Mughazy, a respected Arabic linguist, presents a functional approach that de-emphasizes word-for-word translation in favor... more...

  • The Pushing-Hands of Translation and its Theoryby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book presents an East-West dialogue of leading translation scholars responding to and developing Martha Cheung?s "pushing-hands" method of translation studies. Pushing-hands was an idea Martha began exploring in the last four years of her life, and only had time to publish at article length in 2012. The concept of pushing-hands suggests a promising... more...

  • Being a Successful Interpreterby Jonathan Downie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    Being a Successful Interpreter: Adding Value and Delivering Excellence is a practice-oriented guide on the future of interpreting and the ways in which interpreters can adjust their business and professional practices for the changing market. The book considers how globalisation and human migration have brought interpreting to the forefront and... more...

  • Technology Implementation in Second Language Teaching and Translation Studiesby María Luisa Carrió-Pastor

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    This monograph mainly focuses on the idea that language teaching in higher education involves making use of new approaches and technology. It identifies the key determinants of the materials needed to improve language teaching on the basis of the actual experimental research included in the respective contributions. Thanks to its unique perspective,... more...

  • Wordplay and Translationby Dirk Delabastita

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Extended Special Issue Spik in Glyph? Translation, Wordplay and Resistance in Chicano Poetry, pp 141-160 Tace Hedrick (Comparative Literature, Penn State Harrisburg, USA)This paper examines the nature of contemporary bilingual Chicano poetry from the 1970s to the present, particularly in terms of the poetic use of bilingual wordplay and the questions... more...

  • Translation and Minorityby Lawrence Venuti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The premise of this volume is a question: What can the concept of minority bring to the practice and study of translation? Minority is understood here to mean a cultural or political position that is subordinate, whether the social context that so defines it is local, national or global. This position is occupied by languages and literatures that... more...