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  • Computer-Aided Translation Technologyby Lynne Bowker

    University of Ottawa Press 2002; US$ 12.99

    Lynne Bowker introduces the world of technology to the world of translation in this unique book, the first of its kind. Bowker reveals the role of technology in translation and how to use this ever developing tool. more...

  • Translating Others (Volume 1)by Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Both in the sheer breadth and in the detail of their coverage the essays in these two volumes challenge hegemonic thinking on the subject of translation. Engaging throughout with issues of representation in a postmodern and postcolonial world, Translating Others investigates the complex processes of projection, recognition, displacement and 'othering'... more...

  • Translation in Systemsby Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The notion of systems has helped revolutionize translation studies since the 1970s. As a key part of many descriptive approaches, it has broken with the prescriptive focus on what translation should be, encouraging researchers to ask what translation does in specific cultural settings. From his privileged position as a direct participant in these developments,... more...

  • Triadic Exchangesby Ian Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Dialogue interpreting is a generic term covering a diverse range of fields of interpreting which have in common the basic feature of face-to-face interaction between three parties: the interpreter and (at least) two other speakers. The interaction consists of spontaneous dialogue, involving relatively short turns at talk, in two languages. It is usually... more...

  • Towards a General Theory of Translational Actionby Katharina Reiss; Hans J Vermeer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This is the first English translation of the seminal book by Katharina Reiß and Hans Vermeer, Grundlegung einer allgemeinen Translationstheorie, first published in 1984. The first part of the book was written by Vermeer and explains the theoretical foundations and basic principles of skopos theory as a general theory of translation and interpreting... more...

  • Thinking Through Translation with Metaphorsby James St.Andre

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Thinking through Translation with Metaphors explores a wide range of metaphorical figures used to describe the translation process, from Aristotle to the present. Most practitioners and theorists of translation are familiar with a number of metaphors for translation, such as the metaphor of the bridge, following in another's footsteps, performing... more...

  • Signed Language Interpretingby Lorraine Leeson; Svenja Wurm; Myriam Vermeerbergen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Signed language interpreting continues to evolve as a field of research. Stages of professionalization, opportunities for education and the availability of research vary tremendously among different parts of the world. Overall there is continuing hunger for empirically founded, theoretically sound accounts of signed language interpreting to inform... more...

  • English as a Lingua Francaby Stefania Taviano

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    The study of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) has grown considerably in the last decades, and a wide number of issues related to this field have been addressed through a variety of lenses. These range from the changes occurring in spoken English, to the much-debated notion of the native-speaker; from the threat that English represents for minority... more...

  • Translationby Marianne Lederer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    This book, the English version of La traduction aujourd'hui (Hachette 1994), describes the interpretive theory of translation developed at the Paris Ecole Supérieure d'Interprètes et de Traducteurs (ESIT) over the last 35 years.   The theory identifies the mental and cognitive processes involved in both oral and written translation: understanding... more...

  • Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Centuryby Mirella Agorni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to appropriate images of Italy and adapt them to their own... more...