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Translating & Interpreting

  • Audiovisual Translationby Luis Pérez-González

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Audiovisual translation is the fastest growing strand within translation studies. This book addresses the need for more robust theoretical frameworks to investigate emerging text- types, address new methodological challenges (including the compilation, analysis and reproduction of audiovisual data), and understand new discourse communities bound... more...

  • Translation: A Multidisciplinary Approachby Juliane House

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 30.00

    The cross-linguistic and cross-cultural practice of translation is a field of rapidly growing international importance. World-renowned experts offer new and multidisciplinary insights on this subject, viewing translation as social action and intercultural communication, and as a phenomenon of languages in contact and a socio-cognitive process. more...

  • Translation and Language Educationby Sara Laviosa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The revival of translation as a means of learning and teaching a foreign language and as a skill in its own right is occurring at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in universities. In this book, Sara Laviosa proposes a translation-based pedagogy that is grounded in theory and has been applied in real educational contexts. This volume... more...

  • Polish vs. American Courtroom Discourseby Grazyna Anna Bednarek

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Polish vs. American Courtroom Discourse brings together the fields of discourse analysis and socio-legal studies to identify, illustrate and explain the cross-cultural similarities and disparities between the inquisitorial and adversarial procedures of witness examination in criminal trials. more...

  • Moving Targetby Carole-Ann Upton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Moving Target offers a rigorous exploration of the practice of translating for the theatre. The twelve essays in the volume span a range of work from Eastern and Western Europe, Canada and the United States. For the first time, this book draws together existing translation theory with contemporary practice to shed light on a hitherto neglected aspect... more...

  • Deconstruction and Translationby Kathleen Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Deconstruction and Translation explains ways in which many practical and theoretical problems of translation can be rethought in the light of insights from the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. If there is no one origin, no transcendent meaning, and thus no stable source text, we can no longer talk of translation as meaning transfer or as passive... more...

  • Translation Theory in the Age of Louis XIVby James Albert DeLater

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Preeminent in a relatively rare category of separate early modern treatises on translation, the 1683 De optimo genere interpretandi by the polymath cleric Pierre-Daniel Huet (1630-1721) offers a concise introduction to its nature, history, theory, process and practice.   Written in the form of a Ciceronian dialogue, On the best kind of translating... more...

  • Die Übersetzungsgeschichte der Türkeiby Nihal Kubilay Pinar

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.79

    Das Osmanische Reich stand der deutschen und österreichischen Kultur lange Zeit sehr zurückhaltend und distanziert gegenüber. Europäische Standardwerke osmanischer Geschichte wurden teilweise mit deutlich über hundert Jahren Verspätung ins Türkische übersetzt, viele Werke der deutschen Aufklärung erst in den 1980er-Jahren. Nihal Kubilay Pinar untersucht... more...

  • Medical Translation Step by Stepby Vicent Montalt; Maria González-Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Statistics on the translation market consistently identify medicine as a major thematic area as far as volume or translation is concerned. Vicent Montalt and Maria Gonzalez Davis, both experienced translator trainers at Spanish universities, explain the basics of medical translation and ways of teaching and learning how to translate medical texts.... more...

  • The Bible at Cultural Crossroadsby Harriet Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bible translators have focused their efforts on preparing a text that is clear, natural and accurate, with the expectation that audiences will understand the message if it is in their language. Field research among the Adioukrou of Côte d'Ivoire shows that audiences also need to have access to the contextual information the author expected his audience... more...