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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    This volume covers a wide range of topics in Interpreting and Translation Research. Some deal with scientometrics and the history of Interpreting Studies, arguments about conceptual analysis, meta-language and interpreters? risk-taking strategies. Other papers are on research skills like career management, writing communicative abstracts and the practicalities... 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...

  • Translation and Interpreting in the 20th Centuryby Wolfram Wilss

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 158.00

    This book provides a historical survey of the unfolding of translation and interpreting (language mediation) in the 20th century with special reference to the German-speaking area. It is based first, on extensive archive research in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, second, on a large number of interviews with experts in the field of language mediation,... more...

  • Translation as a Professionby Daniel Gouadec

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    Translation as a profession provides an in-depth analysis of the translating profession and the translation industry. The book starts with a presentation of the diversity of translations and an overview of the translation-localisation process. The second section describes the translation profession and the translators? markets. The third section... more...

  • Translation in Undergraduate Degree Programmesby Kirsten Malmkjaer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    This book brings together an international team of leading translation teachers and researchers to address concerns that are central in translation pedagogy. The authors address the location and weighting in translation curricula of learning and training, theory and practice, and the relationships between the profession, its practitioners, its professors... more...

  • Translation Studies at the Interface of Disciplinesby João Ferreira Duarte; Alexandra Assis Rosa; Teresa Seruya

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 158.00

    Translation Studies has been defined in terms of spatial metaphors stressing the need for disciplinary border crossings, with the purpose of borrowing different approaches, orientations and tools from diverse academic fields. Such territorial incursions have resulted in a more thorough exploration of the home province, as this volume is designed to... 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...

  • Translation Universalsby Anna Mauranen; Pekka Kujamäki

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 143.00

    Translation universals is one of the most intriguing and controversial topics in recent translation studies. Can we discover general laws of translation, independent of the particularities of individual translations? Research into this is new: serious empirical work only began in the late nineties. The present volume offers the state of the art on... more...

  • Triangulating Translationby Fabio Alves

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 143.00

    This book contains a selection of papers presented in a subsection on translation process analysis at the II Brazilian International Translators' Forum, held on 23-27 July 2001. The volume builds on the notion of triangulation, i.e., the combined use of different methods of data elicitation and analyses, to discuss methodological issues and actual... more...