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Translating & Interpreting

  • 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...

  • Arabic-English-Arabic-English Translationby Ronak Husni; Daniel L. Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Arabic-English-Arabic-English Translation: Issues and Strategies is an accessible coursebook for students and practitioners of Arabic-English-Arabic translation. Focusing on the key issues and topics affecting the field, it offers informed guidance on the most effective methods to deal with such problems, enabling users to develop deeper insights... more...

  • Researching Translation and Interpretingby Claudia V. Angelelli; Brian James Baer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume offers a comprehensive view of current research directions in Translation and Interpreting Studies, outlining the theoretical concepts underpinning that research and presenting detailed discussions of the various methods used. Organized around three factors that are responsible for shaping the study of translation and interpreting today?post-positivist... more...

  • The Sign Language Interpreting Studies Readerby Cynthia B. Roy; Jemina Napier

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    In Sign Language Interpreting (SLI) there is a great need for a volume devoted to classic and seminal articles and essays dedicated to this specific domain of language interpreting. Students, educators, and practitioners will benefit from having access to a collection of historical and influential articles that contributed to the progress of the global... more...

  • Tradition,Tension and Translation in Turkeyby Sehnaz Tahir Gürçaglar; Saliha Paker; John Milton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    Focusing on the novels of Orhan Pamuk and Bilge Karasu in English translation, this study explores the ways their reception evokes identity issues regarding Turkey. It begins with a theoretical discussion, comparing “national allegory” (Jameson 1986) and “metonymics” (Tymoczko 1999), which is a more apt concept when dealing... more...

  • Gutes Übersetzenby Albrecht Buschmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume presents studies by philologists with practical experience and practitioners with philological training about problems and methods of translation as seen from the perspective of different genres and disciplines. A focus is placed on relating theories to the practice of translation. more...

  • Interdisciplinarity in Translation and Interpreting Process Researchby Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow; Susanne Göpferich; Sharon O'Brien

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00

    On the basis of a pilot study using speech recognition (SR) software, this chapter attempts to illustrate the benefits of adopting an interdisciplinary approach in translator training. It shows how the collaboration between phoneticians, translators and interpreters can (1) advance research, (2) have implications for the curriculum, (3) be pedagogically... more...

  • The Dao of Translationby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    The Dao of Translation sets up an East-West dialogue on the nature of language and translation, and specifically on the "unknown forces" that shape the act of translation. To that end it mobilizes two radically different readings of the Daodejing (formerly romanized as the Tao Te Ching ): the traditional "mystical" reading according to which... more...

  • Utterly Lost in Translation - Even More Misadventures in English Abroadby Charlie Croker

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    The search for the globe?s funniest language howler continues apace. As with his two previous volumes, Charlie Croker has scoured Kazakhstan hotel foyers, South Korean supermarkets and Argentinian airports, plucking from the mistranslation tree only the very choicest of fruits for your delectation. There is the French hotel advising that ‘pets are... more...

  • Textual Travelsby Mini Chandran; Suchitra Mathur

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    This book presents a comprehensive account of the theory and practice of translation in India in combining both its functional and literary aspects. It explores how the cultural politics of globalization is played out most powerfully in the realm of popular culture, and especially the role of translation in its practical facets, ranging from the fields... more...