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  • From Paris to Nurembergby Jesús Baigorri-Jalón; Holly Mikkelson; Barry Slaughter Olsen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    Conference interpreting is a relatively young profession. Born at the dawn of the 20th century, it hastened the end of the era when diplomatic relations were dominated by a single language, and it played a critical role in the birth of a new multilingual model of diplomacy that continues to this day. In this seminal work on the genesis of conference... more...

  • Discourse and the Translatorby B Hatim; Ian Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Discourse and the Translator both incorporates and moves beyond previous studies of translation. Its logical and informative approach to the problems of translation ensures that it will be essential for all those who work with languages 'in contact'. Incorporating research in sociolinguistics, discourse studies, pragmatics and semiotics, the authors... more...

  • Translation Theory and Development Studiesby Kobus Marais

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section?s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising translation from a complexity and emergence point... more...

  • Translating Promotional and Advertising Textsby Ira Torresi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Promotional and advertising texts come in different forms and account for a considerable share of the translation market. Advertisements, company brochures, websites, tourist guides, institutional information campaigns, and even personal CVs all share a common primary purpose: that of persuading the reader to buy something, be it a product or a lifestyle,... more...

  • Notetaking for Consecutive Interpretingby Andrew Gillies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Aimed at students of conference interpreting, whether on university and professional training courses or self-learners, Note-Taking for Consecutive Interpreting - A short Course offers future interpreters a step-by-step guide to the skill of note-taking, which forms an essential part of consecutive interpreting. The system proposed, made up of a range... more...

  • Asian Translation Traditionsby Eva Tsoi Hung Hung; Judy Wakabayashi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translation Studies, one of the fastest developing fields in the humanities since the early 1980s, has so far been Euro-centric both in its theoretical explorations and in its historical grounding. One of the major reasons for this is the unavailability of reliable data and systematic analysis of translation activities in non-Eurpean cultures. While... more...

  • Translating Others (Volume 2)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...

  • Translating Official Documentsby Roberto Mayoral Asensio

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Official translations are generally documents that serve as legally valid instruments. They include anything from certificates of birth, death or marriage through to academic transcripts or legal contracts. This field of translation is now as important as it is fraught with difficulties, for it is only in a few areas that the cultural differences... more...

  • Can Theory Help Translators?by Andrew Chesterman; Emma Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Can Theory Help Translators? is a dialogue between a theoretical scholar and a professional translator, about the usefulness (if any) of translation theory. The authors argue about the problem of the translator's identity, the history of the translator's role, the translator's visibility, translation types and strategies, translation quality, ethics... more...

  • Deconstruction and Translationby Kathleen Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Deconstruction and Translation explains ways in which many practical and theoretical problems of translation can be rethought in the light of insights from the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. If there is no one origin, no transcendent meaning, and thus no stable source text, we can no longer talk of translation as meaning transfer or as passive... more...