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Translating & Interpreting

  • The Changing Role of the Interpreterby Marta Biagini; Michael S. Boyd; Claudia Monacelli

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume provides a critical examination of quality in the interpreting profession by deconstructing the complex relationship between professional norms and ethical considerations in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Over the past two decades the profession has compelled scholars and practitioners to take into account numerous factors concerning... more...

  • Activism through Poetryby Marina Llorente; Marcella Salvi

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 47.00

    This anthology of critical poems in translation is a significant addition to the corpus of studies in contemporary Spanish poetry. This heterogeneous body of poems explores cultural, political, social, and ecological issues in the context of social movements emerging in contemporary Spain. more...

  • Note-taking for Consecutive Interpretingby Andrew Gillies

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Note-taking for Consecutive Interpreting: A Short Course is the essential step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking. The system, made up of a range of tried and tested techniques, is simple to learn, consistent and efficient. Each chapter presents a technique, with examples, tasks and exercises. This second edition has been extensively revised... more...

  • Translationalityby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book defines "translationality" by weaving a number of sub- and interdisciplinary interests through the medical humanities: medicine in literature, the translational history of medical literature, a medical (neuroscience) approach to literary translation and translational hermeneutics, and a humanities (phenomenological/performative) approach... more...

  • Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchangeby Enza De Francisci; Chris Stamatakis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and politics, from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century.... more...

  • Native and Non-Native Teachers in English Language Classroomsby Juan de Dios Martinez Agudo

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    The series Trends in Applied Linguistics meets the challenges of the rapidly growing field of applied linguistics. In a very broad sense, applied linguistics is understoodby focusing on the application of theoretical linguistics to current problems arising in different contexts of human society. Given the interdisciplinary character... more...

  • Translation and Public Policyby Gabriel González Núñez; Reine Meylaerts

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together an ensemble of leading voices from the fields of economics, language policy, law, political philosophy, and translation studies. They come together to provide theoretical perspectives and practical case studies regarding a shared concern: translation policy. Their timely perspectives and case studies allow for the problematizing... more...

  • Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languagesby Kathryn Batchelor; Sue-Ann Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book provides an innovative look at the reception of Frantz Fanon?s texts, investigating how, when, where and why these?especially his seminal Les Damnés de la Terre (1961) ?were first translated and read. Building on renewed interest in the author?s works in both postcolonial studies and revolutionary movements in recent years, as well as... more...

  • Reflections on Translation Theoryby Andrew Chesterman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 149.00

    Abstract The article presents and discusses a tricky ethical problem posed by the German translator of a Finnish novel. The case illustrates the complex ways in which potential reader reactions can affect a translator’s decision. The discussion compares how different models of translation ethics would analyse this particular... more...

  • Language Brokering in Immigrant Familiesby Robert S. Weisskirch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    Language Brokering in Immigrant Families: Theories and Contexts brings together an international group of researchers to share their findings on language brokering?when immigrant children translate for their parents and other adults. Given the large amount of immigration occurring worldwide, it is important to understand how language brokering may... more...