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Translating & Interpreting

  • 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...

  • Performing Arts Center Managementby Patricia Dewey Lambert; Robyn Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Performing arts centers (PACs) are an integral part of the cultural and creative industries, significantly influencing the cultural, social, and economic vitality of communities around the world. Virtually all PACs are community-based and serve the public interest, whether structured as a public, nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid entity. However, there... more...

  • The Future of Translation Technologyby Chan Sin-wai

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Technology has revolutionized the field of translation, bringing drastic changes to the way translation is studied and done. To an average user, technology is simply about clicking buttons and storing data. What we need to do is to look beyond a system?s interface to see what is at work and what should be done to make it work more efficiently. This... more...

  • Translation: A Very Short Introductionby Matthew Reynolds

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99

    Translation is everywhere, giving us dubbed films, and access to foreign news and the literature of other cultures. Considering subtitling, interpreting, and adaptations, Matthew Reynolds reveals how translation is changing radically in the new age of electronic media. more...

  • Dictionary of Physical Metallurgyby R. Freiwillig; K. Macek; K. Procházka; I. Saxl; V. Sklenicka; M. ?lesár

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    This dictionary reflects developments in physical metallurgy, namely the growth of strong ties to the physics of metals. Thus the terms relating to lattice defects and their properties and to laboratory tests revealing their effects on macroscopic behaviour of metallic materials, are extensively covered. Theory of dislocations and work hardening,... more...

  • Translating Songby Peter Low

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This engaging step-by-step guide prescribes effective strategies and tactics for translating a wide range of songs and other vocal music, from classical to contemporary. Focusing on best practice and with a variety of language examples, the book centres on four key themes: translating songs for a range of recipients and within different contexts... more...

  • Descriptions, Translations and the Caribbeanby Rosanna Masiola; renato tomei

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.53

    This book offers a new perspective on the role played by colonial descriptions and translation of Caribbean plants in representations of Caribbean culture. Through thorough examination of Caribbean phytonyms in lexicography, colonization, history, songs and translation studies, the authors argue that the Westernisation of vernacular phytonyms, while... more...

  • Authorizing Translationby Michelle Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This groundbreaking volume re-calibrates how translation studies opens up readings of authority and text and how translation studies as a field affects how translations are enacted and how they are read. Six case study-based essays shed light on some central themes: translation theory and translation criticism; translingualism; the translator?s increasing... more...

  • Translating Womenby Luise von Flotow; Farzaneh Farahzad

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on women and translation in cultures 'across other horizons' well beyond the European or Anglo-American centres. Drawing on transnational feminist connections, its editors have assembled work from four continents and included articles from Morocco, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Turkey, China, Saudi Arabia, Columbia and beyond. Thirteen different... more...

  • Thinking Arabic Translationby James Dickins; Sándor Hervey; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Thinking Arabic Translation is an indispensable book for linguists who want to develop their Arabic-to-English translation skills. Clear explanations, discussions, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. The book has a practical orientation, addressing key issues... more...