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Translating & Interpreting

  • Literary Translation in Modern Iranby Esmaeil Haddadian-Moghaddam

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Literary Translation in Modern Iran: A sociological study is the first comprehensive study of literary translation in modern Iran, covering the period from the late 19th century up to the present day. By drawing on Pierre BourdieuN's sociology of culture, this work investigates the people behind the selection, translation, and production of novels... more...

  • The Known Unknowns of Translation Studiesby Elke Brems; Reine Meylaerts; Luc van Doorslaer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 128.00

    In the spirit of the ‘enlargement’ of the field proposed by Tymoczko (2007), this article argues for the city as an object of translation studies. All cities are multilingual, but for some language relations have particularly intense historical and cultural significance. Translation studies can illuminate the nature and effects of these... more...

  • User-Centered Translationby Tytti Suojanen; Kaisa Koskinen; Tiina Tuominen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Translators want to take their readers into account, but traditional translation theory does not offer much advice on how to do that. User-Centered Translation (UCT) offers practical tools and methods to help empower translators to act for their readers. This book will help readers to: Create mental models such as personas; Test translations... more...

  • Translation and Linguistic Hybridity: Constructing World-Viewby Susanne Klinger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume outlines a new approach to the study of linguistic hybridity and its translation in cross-cultural writing. By building on concepts from narratology, cognitive poetics, stylistics, and film studies, it explores how linguistic hybridity contributes to the reader?s construction of the textual agents? world-view and how it can be exploited... more...

  • Meeting the Language Challenges of NATO Operationsby Ian Jones; Louise Askew

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    After 40 years of Cold War, NATO found itself intervening in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Afghanistan, where the ability to communicate with local people was essential to the success of the missions. This book explains how the Alliance responded to this challenge so as to ensure that the missions did not fail through lack of understanding. more...

  • Meeting the Language Challenges of NATO Operationsby Ian Jones; Louise Askew

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    After 40 years of Cold War, NATO found itself intervening in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Afghanistan, where the ability to communicate with local people was essential to the success of the missions. This book explains how the Alliance responded to this challenge so as to ensure that the missions did not fail through lack of understanding. more...

  • Translators, Interpreters, and Cultural Negotiatorsby Federico M. Federici; Dario Tessicini

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    How do translators manage relations with parties in a position of authority and power? The book investigates the intellectual, social and professional identity of translators and interpreters across different time periods and locations when their role involves a negotiation with political powers and cultural authorities. more...

  • Translators, Interpreters, and Cultural Negotiatorsby Federico M. Federici; Dario Tessicini

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    How do translators manage relations with parties in a position of authority and power? The book investigates the intellectual, social and professional identity of translators and interpreters across different time periods and locations when their role involves a negotiation with political powers and cultural authorities. more...

  • A Classical Tibetan Readerby Yael Bentor

    Wisdom Publications 2014; US$ 18.95

    A Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for well chosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections from texts that she has worked with while teaching classical Tibetan over the past twenty years. She has assembled here a selection of Tibetan... more...

  • A Classical Tibetan Readerby Yael Bentor

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    A Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for well chosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections from texts that she has worked with while teaching classical Tibetan over the past twenty years. She has assembled here a selection of Tibetan... more...