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  • 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...

  • Le Complexe d'Hermèsby Charles Le Blanc

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2009; US$ 16.99

    Lauréat du Prix Victor-Barbeau et finaliste des Prix littéraires du Gouverneur général. Sans théorie générale, la traduction est limitée à réfléchir sur son activité de communication et à n'être jamais qu'une fraction d'une discipline nommée herméneutique. Cette limitation de la traduction à son rôle de communication, rôle qui marque un certain enfermement... more...

  • Claims, Changes and Challenges in Translation Studiesby Gyde Hansen; Kirsten Malmkjaer; Daniel Gile

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    The volume contains a selection of papers, both theoretical and empirical, from the European Society for Translation Studies (EST) Congress held in Copenhagen in September 2001. The EST Congresses, held every three years in a different country, reflect current ideas, theories and studies covering the whole range of "Translation", both oral and written,... 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

    The view of translation as a socially regulated activity has opened up a broad field of research in the last few years. This volume deals with central questions of the new domain and aims to contribute to the conceptualisation of a general sociology of translation. Interdisciplinary in approach, it discusses the role of major representatives of sociology... more...

  • Contexts in Translatingby Eugene A. Nida

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 143.00

    Contexts in Translating is designed to help translators understand the varieties of contexts and their importance for understanding a text and reproducing the meaning in another language. The contexts include the historical setting of writing a text, the cultural components that make a text unique, the types of audiences for which the translation... more...

  • Corpus Use and Translatingby Allison Beeby; Patricia Rodríguez Inés; Pilar Sánchez-Gijón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 128.00

    Professional translators are increasingly dependent on electronic resources, and trainee translators need to develop skills that allow them to make the best use of these resources. The aim of this book is to show how CULT (Corpus Use for Learning to Translate) methodologies can be used to prepare learning materials, and how novice translators can become... more...

  • The Critical Link 4by Cecilia Wadensjö; Birgitta Englund Dimitrova; Anna-Lena Nilsson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This book is a collection of papers presented in Stockholm, at the fourth Critical Link conference. The book is a well-balanced mix of academic research and texts of a more practical, professional character.The introducing article explicitly addresses the issue of professionalism and how this has been dealt with in research on interpreting. The following... more...

  • The Critical Link 5by Sandra Beatriz Hale; Uldis Ozolins; Ludmila Stern

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    The current volume contains selected papers submitted after Critical Link 5 (Sydney 2007) and arises from its topic ? quality interpreting being a communal responsibility of all the participants. It takes the much discussed theme of professionalisation of community interpreting to a new level by stating that achieving quality depends not only on the... more...

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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    At conferences and in the literature on community interpreting there is one burning issue that reappears constantly: the interpreter?s role. What are the norms by which the facilitators of communication shape their role? Is there indeed only one role for the community interpreter or are there several? Is community interpreting aimed at facilitating... more...