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  • 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...

  • The Critical Link: Interpreters in the Communityby Silvana E. Carr; Roda P. Roberts; Aideen Dufour; Dini Steyn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 165.00

    What is community interpreting? What are the roles of the community interpreter? What are the standards, evaluation methods and accreditation procedures pertaining to community interpreting? What training is available or required in this field? What are the current issues and practices in community interpreting in different parts of the world? These... more...

  • Cross-Linguistic Corpora for the Study of Translationsby Silvia Hansen-Schirra; Stella Neumann; Erich Steiner; Oliver Culo; Sandra Hansen; Marlene Kast; Yvonne Klein; Kerstin Kunz; Karin Maksymski; Mihaela Vela

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This book is a contribution to the study of translation as a contact variety, and - more generally - to language comparison and language contact with a focus on English and German. Methodologically, the contributors implement an empirical research strategy with further applications in computational linguistics and language technology.... 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...

  • 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

    This book foregrounds practices and discourses of ?translation? in several non-Western traditions. Translation Studies currently reflects the historiography and concerns of Anglo-American and European scholars, overlooking the full richness of translational activities and diverse discourses. The essays in this book, which generally have a historical... more...

  • Deconstruction and Translationby Kathleen Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Deconstruction and Translation explains ways in which many practical and theoretical problems of translation can be rethought in the light of insights from the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. If there is no one origin, no transcendent meaning, and thus no stable source text, we can no longer talk of translation as meaning transfer or as passive... more...

  • Descriptive Translation Studies ? and beyondby Gideon Toury

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    This is an expanded and slightly revised version of the book of the same title which caused quite a stir when it was first published (1995). It thus reflects an additional step in an ongoing research project which was launched in the 1970s. The main objective is to transcend the limitations of using descriptive methods as a mere ancillary tool and... more...

  • Dictionary of Translation Studiesby Mark Shuttleworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Published at a time of unprecedented growth of interest in translation, the Dictionary of Translation Studies aims to present the insights of a number of different approaches to translation in an unbiased, non-partisan way. With more than 300 articles, this essential volume provides the reader with a snapshot of a rapidly developing discipline, based... 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...