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  • Revisiting the Interpreter?s Roleby Claudia V. Angelelli

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 135.00

    Through the development of a valid and reliable instrument, this book sets out to study the role that interpreters play in the various settings where they work, i.e. the courts, the hospitals, business meetings, international conferences, and schools. It presents interpreters? perceptions and beliefs about their work as well as statements of their... more...

  • Self-Preservation in Simultaneous Interpretingby Claudia Monacelli

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 128.00

    The image of the tightrope walker illustrates the interpreter?s balancing act. Compelled to move forward at a pace set by someone else, interpreters compensate for pressures and surges that might push them into the void. The author starts from the observation that conference interpreters tend to see survival as being their primary objective. It is... more...

  • Sociocultural Aspects of Translating and Interpretingby Anthony Pym; Miriam Shlesinger; Zuzana Jettmarová

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 158.00

    As researchers are devoting more and more attention to aspects of interpreting that seemed marginal at best only fifteen years ago, the field of Interpreting Studies seems to be undergoing a shift or reorientation. This paper is an attempt to make sense of the changing landscape of interpreting research in terms of influential concepts, models, and... more...

  • Translation and Cognitionby Gregory M. Shreve; Erik Angelone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00

    The work of cognitive translation scholars, while motivated by questions about translational phenomena, necessarily engages with theoretical developments in the disciplines of psycholinguistics, bilingualism, psychology, cognitive science, and second language acquisition. Developments internal to these disciplines, as for instance models of bilingual... more...

  • The Translator as Mediator of Culturesby Humphrey Tonkin; Maria Esposito Frank

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    The particular challenges of translating Winnie-the-Pooh into a planned language like Esperanto include grappling with culture-specific and idiomatic phraseology, word-play, the choice of proper names, and an audience divided between children and adults. The problem is none the less made simpler because there does exist a literary tradition in Esperanto... more...

  • Why Translation Studies Mattersby Daniel Gile; Gyde Hansen; Nike K. Pokorn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    Translation Studies is challenged by Translation practitioners because of its alleged irrelevance and ineffectiveness. While it is difficult to quantify its ‘scientific’ contribution, it offers a non-negligible amount of research into relevant topics and has definitely influenced Translator training. Moreover, as an academic activity, it... more...

  • Teaching Translation and Interpreting 4by Eva Hung

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00

    This volume contains selected papers from the 4th Language International Conference on ?Teaching Translation and Interpreting: Building Bridges? which was held in Shanghai in December 1998. The collection is an excellent source of ideas and information for teachers and students alike. With contributions from five continents, the topics discussed cover... more...

  • Testing and Assessment in Translation and Interpreting Studiesby Claudia V. Angelelli; Holly E. Jacobson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    Testing and Assessment in Translation and Interpreting Studies examines issues of measurement that are essential to translation and interpreting. Conceptualizing testing both as a process and a product, the collection of papers explores these issues across languages and settings (including university classrooms, research projects, the private sector,... more...

  • Textual Translation and Live Translationby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    After the many interdisciplinary perspectives on nonverbal communication offered by the author in his previous seven John Benjamins books, which have generated a wide range of scholarly applications, the present monograph is dominated by a very broad concept of translation. This treatment of translation includes theater and cinema (enriching our intellectual-sensorial... more...

  • Topics in Language Resources for Translation and Localisationby Elia Yuste Rodrigo

    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...