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  • 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...

  • Translation and Relevanceby Ernst-August Gutt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    From the outset, this book has evoked strong responses. Its central claim is that given a comprehensive theory of inferential communication, there is no need for a special theory of translation. This has been praised by some as "wise and right" (Dell Hymes) and condemned by others as "astonishing, not to say perverse" (Kirsten Malmkjaer). Gutt's... more...

  • A Social Constructivist Approach to Translator Educationby Donald Kiraly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This is a book about the teaching and particularly the acquisition of translation-related skills and knowledge. Well grounded in theory, the book also provides numerous examples drawn from the author's extensive classroom experience in translator education and foreign language teaching. Kiraly uses a number of classroom case studies to illustrate... more...

  • For Better or for Worseby Sabine Fenton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The essays in this book explore the vital role translation has played in defining, changing and redefining linguistic, cultural, ethnic and political identities in several nations of the South Pacific.   While in other parts of the world postcolonial scholars have scrutinized the role and history of translation and exposed its close relationship... 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...

  • Translation Theory in the Age of Louis XIVby James Albert DeLater

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Preeminent in a relatively rare category of separate early modern treatises on translation, the 1683 De optimo genere interpretandi by the polymath cleric Pierre-Daniel Huet (1630-1721) offers a concise introduction to its nature, history, theory, process and practice.   Written in the form of a Ciceronian dialogue, On the best kind of translating... more...

  • Translation and Language Educationby Sara Laviosa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The revival of translation as a means of learning and teaching a foreign language and as a skill in its own right is occurring at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in universities. In this book, Sara Laviosa proposes a translation-based pedagogy that is grounded in theory and has been applied in real educational contexts. This volume... more...

  • Translation and Cultural Changeby Eva Hung

    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...

  • The Translator As Communicatorby Basil Hatim; Ian Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...