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  • Translation and Lexicographyby Mary Snell-Hornby; Esther Pöhl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 149.00

    Translation and Lexicography includes a selection of papers presented at the 1987 European Lexicographers' Conference (EURALEX). The volume gives a comprehensive impression of new developments in the making and use of dictionaries for translation purposes, providing practical and theoretical approaches, general and in-depth studies. more...

  • Translation Studiesby Mary Snell-Hornby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 37.95

    Translation Studies presents an integrated concept based on the theory and practice of translation. The author adapts linguistic approaches and methods in such a way that they may be usefully employed in the theory, practice, and analysis of literary translation. The author develops a more cultural approach through text analysis and cross-cultural... more...

  • Contexts, Subtexts and Pretextsby Brian James Baer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    In this chapter the author explores the problematic relationship of the Czech novelist Milan Kundera to the translation of his work. On the one hand, translation offers authors who write in languages of limited diffusion entrée onto the world stage. On the other hand, translation entails the author’s loss of control over his work. The author... more...

  • Interpreting Chinese, Interpreting Chinaby Robin Setton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    China?s emergence has generated a wave of interest in interpreting and interpreter training. First published as a Special Issue of Interpreting (11:2, 2009) this collection of papers by six leading researchers from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas, some based on recent PhDs, explores topics as diverse as historical conceptions... more...

  • Recreation and Styleby Brigid Maher

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    This volume explores the translation of literary and humorous style, including comedy, irony, satire, parody and the grotesque, from Italian to English and vice versa. The innovative and interdisciplinary theoretical approach places the focus on creativity and playful rewriting as central to the translation of humour. Analysing translations of works... more...

  • Translation and the Problem of Swayby Douglas Robinson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    In Translation and the Problem of Sway Douglas Robinson offers the concept of "sway" to bring together discussion of two translational phenomena that have traditionally been considered in isolation, i.e. norms and errors: norms as ideological pressures to conform to the source text, and deviations from the source text as driven by ideological pressures... more...

  • Language, Discourse and Translation in the West and Middle Eastby Robert de Beaugrande; Abdullah Shunnaq; Mohamed Helmy Heliel

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 158.00

    The papers collected in this volume are a selection of papers presented at a conference on Language and Translation (Irbid, Jordan, 1992). In their revised form, they offer comparisons between Western and Arabic language usage and transfer. The articles bring together linguistic and cultural aspects in translation in a functional discourse framework... more...

  • Translation and Medicineby Henry Fischbach

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    The contributors to Translation and Medicine address several broad aspects of medical translation, from the cultural/historic framework of the language of medicine to pragmatic considerations of register and terminology. Their articles highlight some of the contributions translation has made to medical science and addresses some of the questions... more...

  • The Critical Link: Interpreters in the Communityby Silvana E. Carr; Roda P. Roberts; Aideen Dufour; Dini Steyn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 165.00

    What is community interpreting? What are the roles of the community interpreter? What are the standards, evaluation methods and accreditation procedures pertaining to community interpreting? What training is available or required in this field? What are the current issues and practices in community interpreting in different parts of the world? These... more...

  • Professional Issues for Translators and Interpretersby Deanna L. Hammond

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 158.00

    This volume brings both beginning and experienced translators and interpreters up to date on a broad range of issues. The seven sections take up success and survival strategies for a language professional, including the challenges posed by the changing global economy, the impact of new technologies, adjustments required by a different legal environment... more...