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  • 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 Joo 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...

  • Translation Universalsby Anna Mauranen; Pekka Kujamki

    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...

  • The Turns of Translation Studiesby Mary Snell-Hornby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00

    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...

  • Twentieth-Century Chinese Translation Theoryby Leo Tak-hung Chan

    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...

  • Voices of the Invisible Presenceby Kumiko Torikai

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 128.00

    Voices of the Invisible Presence: Diplomatic interpreters in post-World War II Japan examines the role and the making of interpreters, in the social, political and economic context of postwar Japan, using oral history as a method. The primary questions addressed are what kind of people became interpreters in post-WWII Japan, how they perceived their... more...

  • The Didactics of Audiovisual Translationby Jorge Daz 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...

  • Doubts and Directions in Translation Studiesby Yves Gambier; Miriam Shlesinger; Radegundis Stolze

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    Like previous collections based on congresses of the European Society of Translation Studies (EST), this volume presents the latest insights and findings in an ever-changing, ever-challenging domain. The twenty-six papers, carefully chosen from about 140 presented at the 4 th EST Congress, offer a bird's eye view of the most pressing concerns and... more...

  • 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...