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  • 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...

  • The Conference of the Tonguesby Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Conference of the Tongues offers a series of startling reflections on fundamental questions of translation. It throws new light on familiar problems and opens up some radically different avenues of thought. It engages with value conflicts in translation and the social accountability of translators, and turns the old issue of equivalence inside... 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, Subtexts and Pretextsby Brian James Baer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    This volume presents Eastern Europe and Russia as a distinctive translation zone, despite significant internal differences in language, religion and history. The persistence of large multilingual empires, which produced bilingual and even polyglot readers, the shared experience of ?belated modernity? and the longstanding practice of repressive censorship... 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...

  • Contextual Frames of Reference in Bible Translationby Ernst Wendland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bible translation theory and practice rightly tend to focus on the actual text of Scripture. But many diverse, yet interrelated contextual factors also play an important part in the implementation of a successful translation program. The aim of this coursebook is to explore, in varying degrees of detail, a wide range of these crucial situational variables... more...

  • Coordinating Participation in Dialogue Interpretingby Claudio Baraldi; Laura Gavioli

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    Interpreters’ reflexive coordination may promote different forms of mediation. Dialogic mediation, in particular, achieves promotion of active participation, displays sensitivity for the interlocutors’ interests and/or needs, and treats alternative perspectives as reciprocal enrichment. Drawing on a set of healthcare interactions involving... more...

  • Corpora in Translator Educationby Federico Zanettin; Silvia Bernardini; Dominic Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The use of language corpora as a resource in linguistics and language-related disciplines is now well-established. One of the many fields where the impact of corpora has been growing in recent years is translation, both at a descriptive and a practical level. The papers in this volume, which grew out of presentations at the conference Cult2k (Bertinoro,... 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...

  • Corpus-based Translation and Interpreting Studies: From description to applicationby María Teresa Sánchez Nieto

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 37.85

    The contributions in this volume illustrate some noteworthy tendencies in current Corpus-based Translation and Interpreting Studies: the reflection on the state of research on the characteristics of translated language, the extension of descriptive proposals into minority languages, the diversification of applied proposals and the growing importance... more...