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Translating and interpreting

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  • Crossing Borders in Community Interpretingby Carmen Valero-Garcés; Anne Martin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    This research paper is meant as an exploratory empirical research project. The objective was to query a small sample of active community interpreters on a limited set of key dimensions concerning their own perception of the profession. Sixty anonymous self-report questionnaires were sent out via 12 interpreting agencies, generating nineteen responses.... more...

  • De-/Re-Contextualizing Conference Interpretingby Ebru Diriker

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    This groundbreaking study explores Simultaneous Conference Interpreting (SI) by focusing on interpreters as professionals working in socio-cultural contexts and on the interdependency between these contexts and actual SI behavior. While previous research on SI has been dominated by cognitive and psycholinguistic approaches, Diriker?s work explores... more...

  • Decentering Translation Studiesby Judy Wakabayashi; Rita Kothari

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 135.00

    Translation and interpreting are always socially embedded practices. They present as practices of mediation, negotiating meaning between languages and discursive forms and cultures. Strategies involved are in a continuum from defamiliarisation to domestication: from deliberately translating so as to make the conceptual frame of the source text challenge... more...

  • 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...