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Translating & Interpreting

  • Critical Translation Studiesby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book offers an introduction for Translation Studies (TS) scholars to Critical Translation Studies (CTS), a cultural-studies approach to the study of translation spearheaded by Sakai Naoki and Lydia H. Liu, with an implicit focus on translation as a social practice shaped by power relations in society. The central claim in CTS is that translators... more...

  • Feminist Translation Studiesby Olga Castro; Emek Ergun

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives situates feminist translation as political activism. Chapters highlight the multiple agendas and visions of feminist translation and the different political voices and cultural heritages through which it speaks across times and places, addressing the question of how both literary... more...

  • Researching Translation Competence by PACTE Groupby Amparo Hurtado Albir

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 149.00

    This volume is a compendium of PACTE Group?s experimental research in Translation Competence since 1997. The book is organised in four main parts and also includes eight appendices and a glossary. Part I presents the conceptual and methodological framework of PACTE?s Translation Competence research design. Part II focuses on the methodological aspects... more...

  • The Will to Powerby Friedrich Nietzsche; Michael A. Scarpitti; R. Kevin Hill

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    Assembled by Nietzsche's sister after his death, The Will to Power is a collection of the philosopher's reflections and theories taken from his unpublished notebooks. Covering topics such as nihilism, Christianity, morality and the famous 'will to power', the book was controversially presented as Nietzsche's all-but-completed magnum opus containing... more...

  • Human Issues in Translation Technologyby Dorothy Kenny

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Translation technologies are moulded by and impact upon humans in all sorts of ways. This state-of-the-art volume looks at translation technologies from the point of view of the human users ? as trainee, professional or volunteer translators, or as end users of translations produced by machines. Covering technologies from machine translation to... more...

  • Eco-Translationby Michael Cronin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 43.95

    Ecology has become a central question governing the survival and sustainability of human societies, cultures and languages. In this timely study, Michael Cronin investigates how the perspective of the Anthropocene, or the effect of humans on the global environment, has profound implications for the way translation is considered in the past, present... more...

  • Consecutive Notetaking and Interpreter Trainingby Yasumasa Someya

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on the theoretical foundation of notetaking (NT), an essential skill of consecutive interpreting. Explaining the "whys" pertaining to the cognitive, linguistic, and pedagogical issues surrounding NT, this book addresses this neglected aspect of notetaking discourse and brings together most updated and different, if not opposing,... more...

  • Introduction to Healthcare for Japanese-speaking Interpreters and Translatorsby Ineke H.M. Crezee; Teruko Asano

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    This book is based on the very popular international publication (Crezee, 2013) and has been supplemented with Japanese glossaries. Just like the 2013 textbook, this practical resource will allow interpreters and translators to quickly read up on healthcare settings, familiarizing themselves with anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and frequently... more...

  • Introduction to Healthcare for Arabic-speaking Interpreters and Translatorsby Ineke H.M. Crezee; Nawar Gailani; Anna N. Gailani

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    Arabic is a language of substantial cultural and religious importance. It is spoken by about 300 million people, predominantly in the 22 countries of the Arab world, as well as in several other regions where the Arab diaspora has settled. Arabic is also the language of Islam and underpins the religious practice of about 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide.... more...