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Translating & Interpreting

  • 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...

  • Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translationby Mark Shuttleworth

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation presents a multilingual examination of the translation of metaphors. Mark Shuttleworth explores this facet of translation and develops a theoretically nuanced description of the procedures that translators have recourse to when translating metaphorical language. Drawing on a core corpus consisting of six... more...

  • Translation and Language in Nineteenth-Century Irelandby Anne O?Connor

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.88

    This book provides an in-depth study of translation and translators in nineteenth-century Ireland, using translation history to widen our understanding of cultural exchange in the period. It paints a new picture of a transnational Ireland in contact with Europe, offering fresh perspectives on the historical, political and cultural debates of the era.... more...

  • Crowdsourcing and Online Collaborative Translationsby Miguel A. Jiménez-Crespo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 135.00

    Crowdsourcing and online collaborative translations have emerged in the last decade to the forefront of Translation Studies as one of the most dynamic and unpredictable phenomena that has attracted a growing number of researchers. The popularity of this set of varied translational processes holds the potential to reframe existing translation theories,... more...

  • Translating Maternal Violenceby Alessandro Castellini

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.88

    This book provides the first full-length, English-language investigation of the multiple and often contradictory ways in which mothers who kill their children were portrayed in 1970s Japan. It offers a snapshot of a historical and social moment when motherhood was being renegotiated, and maternal violence was disrupting norms of acceptable maternal... more...

  • Examining Text and Authorship in Translationby Caroline Summers

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.88

    This book, the first in-depth study of authorship in translation, explores how authorial identity is ?translated? in the literary text.  In a detailed exploration of the writing of East German author Christa Wolf in English translation, it examines how the work of translators, publishers, readers and reviewers reframes the writer?s identity for... more...

  • 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...