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  • 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...

  • Les Belles Étrangèresby Jane Koustas

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    While translation history in Canada is well documented, the history of the translation of Canadian fiction outside the nation remains obscure. Les Belles Étrangères examines the translation of Canadian English-language fiction in France. This book considers the history of this practice, the reasons for the move away from Quebec translators as well... 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...

  • Travel and Translation in the Early Modern Periodby Carmine G.Di Biase

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00

    The relationship between travel and translation might seem obvious at first, but to study it in earnest is to discover that it is at once intriguing and elusive. Of course, travelers translate in order to make sense of their new surroundings; sometimes they must translate in order to put food on the table. The relationship between these two human compulsions,... more...

  • Computers and Translationby Harold Somers

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 180.00

    This volume is about computers and translation. It is not, however, a Computer Science book, nor does it have much to say about Translation Theory. Rather it is a book for translators and other professional linguists (technical writers, bilingual secretaries, language teachers even), which aims at clarifying, explaining and exemplifying the impact... more...

  • Constructing a Sociology of Translationby Michaela Wolf; Alexandra Fukari

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    Translation studies has become an (inter)discipline but under which conditions? This paper deals with the necessity for the creation and development of socio-translation studies. Three main elements are presented: the need for the self-analysis of scholars, the need for a historiography of the field, and the need for an analysis of institutions and... more...