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- Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 43.00
The importance of didactic training in conference interpreting has become the subject of increased discussion. This collective volume provides overviews of theories and examples of training practices and tools for a didactic approach to the development of interpreting competence. This book is geared towards new institutions offering interpreter training,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00
History tells us that translation plays a part in the development of all cultures. Historical cases also show us repeatedly that translated works which had real social and cultural impact often bear little resemblance to the idealized concept of a ?good translation?. Since the perception and reception of translated works ? as well as the translation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00
Until now, Ghelly Chernov?s work on the theory of simultaneous interpretation (SI) was mostly accessible only to a Russian-speaking readership. Finally, Chernov?s major work, originally published in Russia in 1987 under the title Основы Синхронного... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 143.00
This volume brings together papers from the areas of psychology, general linguistics, psycholinguistics, as well as from simultaneous interpreting. Their common focus is how theories and methodologies from various disciplines can be applied to the study of simultaneous interpreting, and also to suggest ways in which the study of simultaneous interpreting... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
This wonderful collection of texts by and about Barbara Wright??the most brilliant, conscientious and original translator of 20th century French literature??begins the work of properly commemorating a figure toward whom all of English letters owes an unpayable debt. more...