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  • Translationby Basil Hatim; Jeremy Munday

    Routledge 2004; US$ 41.95

    Provides support for advanced study of translation. Examines the theory and practice of translation from many angles, drawing on a wide range of languages and exploring a variety of sources. Concludes with readings from key figures. more...

  • Translation Todayby University of Surrey) Centre for Translation Studies Gunilla Anderman (Director; University of Surrey) Centre for Translation Studies Margaret Rogers (Deputy Director

    Multilingual Matters 2003; US$ 69.95

    A snapshot of issues surrounding translation studies at the start of a new millennium. Resulting from discussions between translation theorists from all over the world, topics include: the nature of translation; English as a "lingua franca"; public service translation; assessment; and more. more...

  • Translation Research and Interpreting Researchby Christina Schaffner

    Multilingual Matters 2004; US$ 69.95

    Despite differences, translation and interpreting have much in common. This volume focuses on aspects of conducting research into these two modes. It reviews recent developments and explores kinship, differences and prospects for partnership between translation research and interpreting research. more...

  • Interpretationby James Nolan

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a structured syllabus and an overview of interpretation accompanied by exercises in the main aspects of the art. It is meant as a practical guide for interpreters and as a complement to interpreter training programmes, particularly for students preparing for conference interpreting in international governmental and business settings. more...

  • Translation, Linguistics, Cultureby Nigel Armstrong

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 49.95

    This book takes a linguistic approach to translation issues, looking first at the structural view of language that explains the difficulty of translation and at theories of cultural non-equivalence. A subsequent chapter on text types, readership and the translator's role completes the theoretical framework. more...

  • A Companion to Translation Studiesby Piotr Kuhiwczak; Karen Littau

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 39.95

    Containing contributions from leading scholars in the field of translation studies, this book takes the reader through the basic theoretical concepts, issues and themes which define the important approaches to translation. It acts as a reference for teaching and researching in Translation Studies, and offers pointers to the future in this field. more...

  • Translation, Globalisation and Localisationby Wang Ning; Sun Yifeng

    Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 99.95

    Includes essays that deal with translation studies in a global/local context and from a Chinese perspective. This title discusses topics such as globalisation, postcolonial theory, diaspora writing, polysystem theory, and East-West comparative literature and culture studies. more...

  • Community Interpretingby Dr Sandra Hale

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 45.00

    This is a comprehensive overview of the field of Community Interpreting. It explores the relationship between research, training and practice, reviewing the main theoretical concepts, describing the main issues surrounding the practice and the training of interpreters, and identifying areas of much needed research in answering those issues. more...

  • A Practical Guide for Translatorsby Geoffrey Samuelsson-Brown

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 34.95

    Looks at the profession of translator on the basis of developments over the years and encourages both practitioners and buyers of translation services to view translation as a highly-qualified, skilled profession and not just a cost-led word mill. more...

  • Translating and Interpreting Conflictby Myriam Salama-Carr

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 81.20

    The relationship between translation and conflict is highly relevant in today’s globalised and fragmented world, and this is attracting increased academic interest. This collection of essays was inspired by the first international conference to directly address the translator and interpreter’s involvement in situations of military and ideological... more...