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Translating and interpreting

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  • The Didactics of Audiovisual Translationby Jorge Díaz Cintas

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00

    While complementing other volumes in the BTL series in its exploration of the state of the art of translator training, this collection of essays is solely focused on audiovisual translation, one of the most complex and dynamic areas of the translation discipline. The book offers an easily accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the fascinating... more...

  • Doubts and Directions in Translation Studiesby Yves Gambier; Miriam Shlesinger; Radegundis Stolze

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    Antonin Artaud (1896?1948), a French author many consider to be an innovative genius, has grafted some of his writings onto texts written by other authors. Based on the analysis of one of his texts, in casu the Avertissement which precedes Le Moine de Lewis raconté par Antonin Artaud, we intend to define this activity as rewriting. In order to... more...

  • Efforts and Models in Interpreting and Translation Researchby Gyde Hansen; Andrew Chesterman; Heidrun Gerzymisch-Arbogast

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    Global and national changes have resulted in new requirements for quality management and quality control in translation. International standards like the recent European Quality Standard for Translation Services, EN 15038 (2006), have been developed in order to give clients an assurance that they are receiving high-quality translation work. According... more...

  • Expertise and Explicitation in the Translation Processby Birgitta Englund Dimitrova

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00

    This book addresses the complexities of the translation process. Informed by theoretical and methodological advances in translation studies, research on writing and the expertise paradigm, it explores translation as a text reproduction task. With triangulation of data from Russian-Swedish translation ? think-aloud-methodology and computer logging of... more...

  • Fundamental Aspects of Interpreter Educationby David B. Sawyer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 188.00

    The author offers an overview of the Interpreting Studies literature on curriculum and assessment. A discussion of curriculum definitions, foundations, and guidelines suggests a framework based upon scientific and humanistic approaches ? curriculum as process and as interaction. Language testing concepts are introduced and related to interpreting.... more...

  • Getting Started in Interpreting Researchby Daniel Gile; Helle V. Dam; Friedel Dubslaff; Bodil Martinsen; Anne Schjoldager

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 158.00

    What sets this collection apart in the literature is its direct, personal style. Experienced supervisors as well as younger scholars speak to beginning researchers in interpreting, and more generally in Translation Studies. The contributors, who are very familiar with the difficulties beginners experience, focus on their needs and anticipate their... more...

  • In Translation ? Reflections, Refractions, Transformationsby Paul St-Pierre; Prafulla C. Kar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    With contributions by researchers from India, Europe, North America and the Caribbean, In Translation ? Reflections, refractions, transformations touches on questions of method and on topics ? including copyright, cultural hybridity, globalization, identity construction, and minority languages ? which are important for the disciplinary development... more...

  • Interpreting in the 21st Centuryby Giuliana Garzone; Maurizio Viezzi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 176.00

    This book contains a selection of papers presented at the First Forlì Conference on Interpreting Studies, held on 9-11 November 2000, which saw the participation of leading researchers in the field. The volume offers a comprehensive overview of the current situation and future prospects in interpretation studies, and in the interpreting profession... more...

  • Investigating Translationby Allison Beeby; Doris Ensinger; Marisa Presas

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    Title: Problems and strategies in the translating English common names for animals in scientific texts for non-specialists . Common, non-scientific, names for animals make up an important part of the terminology used in scientific texts for non-specialists in English. This is due to both the genre’s thematic orientation toward nature as well... more...

  • Less Translated Languagesby Albert Branchadell; Lovell Margaret West

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 195.00

    This is the first collection of articles devoted entirely to less translated languages , a term that brings together well-known, widely used languages such as Arabic or Chinese, and long-neglected minority languages ? with power as the key word at play. It starts with some views on English, the dominant language in Translation as elsewhere, considers... more...