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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 135.00
Traditional mainstream localisation processes, tools and technologies supporting a business approach whose principal purpose it is to achieve a short-term return on a minimum investment have reached their limits. In order to respond effectively to today?s localisation challenges disruptive approaches are needed and an overhaul of current practices... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 158.00
Originating at an international forum held at the University of Vic (Spain), the twelve essays collected here attest to important changes in translation practice and the assumptions which underpin them. Leading theorists respond to the state of Translation Studies today, particularly the epistemological dilemma between theories that are empirically... more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 54.00
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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 158.00
This paper is a case study which points out how literary creation can deal with the prevailing concepts of ?original? and ?translation? in the culture where the literary object is produced.We are dealing with a book of poems introduced to the reader as a bilingual and posthumous edition: the Portuguese text would be the source text and its editor would... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 49.95
What?s new in Translation Studies? In offering a critical assessment of recent developments in the young discipline, this book sets out to provide an answer, as seen from a European perspective today. Many ?new? ideas actually go back well into the past, and the German Romantic Age proves to be the starting-point. The main focus lies however on the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 180.00
Past attempts at writing a history of Chinese translation theory have been bedeviled by a chronological approach, which often forces the writer to provide no more than a list of important theories and theorists over the centuries. Or they have stretched out to almost every aspect related to translation in China, so that the historical/political backdrop... more...