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Translating & Interpreting

  • The Fate of Bonté IIIby Alain Poissant

    University of Ottawa Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    Bonté III was five years old. A cow at that age is at her prime. Prime is an accounting term. A dairy farm is a business and must be managed as such. From this perspective, Bonté III?s days were numbered. Numbered is not an empty word. She had been a good representative of her breed. A cow, after all, has no need to try to be a cow. Her life is... more...

  • Translation after Wittgensteinby Philip Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In this eminently readable study, Philip Wilson explores the later writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein and shows how a reading of this philosophy can enable the translation theorist and the practising translator to reflect upon and improve the phenomenon of translation. Wittgenstein, whilst a key figure in twentieth-century philosophy, remains peripheral... more...

  • Translating Dissentby Mona Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Discursive and non-discursive interventions in the political arena are heavily mediated by various acts of translation that enable protest movements to connect across the globe. Focusing on the Egyptian experience since 2011, this volume brings together a unique group of activists who are able to reflect on the complexities, challenges and limitations... more...

  • Translation as Communication across Languages and Culturesby Juliane House

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    In this interdisciplinary book, Juliane House breaks new ground by situating translation within Applied Linguistics. In thirteen chapters, she examines translation as a means of communication across different languages and cultures, provides a critical overview of different approaches to translation, of the link between culture and translation,... more...

  • Audiovisual Translation in a Global Contextby Rocío Baños Piñero; Jorge Díaz Cintas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book offers an up-to-date survey of the present state of affairs in Audiovisual Translation, providing a thought-provoking account of some of the most representative areas currently being researched in this field across the globe. The book discusses theoretical issues and provides useful and practical insights into professional practices. more...

  • Translation as Metaphorby Rainer Guldin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In today?s ever-changing climate of disintegration and recombination, translation has become one of the essential metaphors, if not the metaphor, of our globalized world. Translation and Metaphor is an attempt to draw a comprehensive map of these new overlapping theoretical territories and the many cross-disciplinary movements they imply. In five... more...

  • Translating Culture Specific References on Televisionby Irene Ranzato

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Translating Culture Specific References on Television provides a model for investigating the problems posed by culture specific references in translation, drawing on case studies that explore the translational norms of contemporary Italian dubbing practices. This monograph makes a distinctive contribution to the study of audiovisual translation... more...

  • Scientific and Technical Translationby Maeve Olohan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Routledge Translation Guides cover the key translation text types and genres and equip translators and students of translation with the skills needed to translate them. Concise, accessible and written by leading authorities, they include examples from existing translations, activities, further reading suggestions and a glossary of key terms. Scientific... more...

  • Describing Cognitive Processes in Translationby Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow; Birgitta Englund Dimitrova; Séverine Hubscher-Davidson; Ulf Norberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00

    In today’s rapidly developing digital age and increasingly socially-aware society, the notion of media accessibility is evolving in response to shifting audience expectations. Performing arts and media, such as opera, are called upon to include all audiences, and related audiovisual translation methods are progressing in this direction. These... more...

  • Chasing Lost Timeby Jean Findlay

    Random House 2015; US$ 17.58

    C. K. Scott Moncrieff?s celebrated translation of Proust?s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which would exhaust and consume the translator, leading to his early death at the age of just forty. Joseph Conrad told him, ?I was more interested and fascinated by your rendering than by Proust?s creation?: some literary... more...