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  • 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...

  • Charting the Future of Translation Historyby Paul F. Bandia; Georges L. Bastin

    University of Ottawa Press 2006; US$ 22.99

    Over the last 30 years there has been a substantial increase in the study of the history of translation. Both well-known and lesser-known specialists in translation studies have worked tirelessly to give the history of translation its rightful place. Clearly, progress has been made, and the history of translation has become a viable independent research... more...

  • Translation Quality Assessmentby Malcolm Williams

    University of Ottawa Press 2004; US$ 14.99

    Outlining an original, discourse-based model for translation quality assessment that goes beyond conventional microtextual error analysis, Malcolm Williams explores the potential of transferring reasoning and argument as the prime criterion of translation quality. Assessment through error analysis is inevitably based on an error count - an unsatisfactory... more...

  • Lexicography, Terminology, and Translationby Lynne Bowker

    University of Ottawa Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    This volume in honour of Ingrid Meyer is a tribute to her work in the interrelated fields of lexicography, terminology and translation. One key thing shared by these fields is that they all deal with text. Accordingly, the essays in this collection are united by the fact that they too are all "text-based" in some way. In the majority of essays, electronic... more...

  • Contexts, Subtexts and Pretextsby Brian James Baer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    In this chapter the author explores the problematic relationship of the Czech novelist Milan Kundera to the translation of his work. On the one hand, translation offers authors who write in languages of limited diffusion entrée onto the world stage. On the other hand, translation entails the author’s loss of control over his work. The author... more...

  • Teaching Translation and Interpretingby Cay Dollerup; Anne Loddegaard

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 54.00

    Selected papers from a lively conference on the state of the art in translator and interpreter training. Topics range from culture specific problems (in Iran, South Africa and Canada, for instance) to the internationalization of the profession. The book is brim-full of teaching ideas and strategies: problems of assessment, teaching translators to be... more...

  • Translation and Lexicographyby Mary Snell-Hornby; Esther Pöhl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 149.00

    Translation and Lexicography includes a selection of papers presented at the 1987 European Lexicographers' Conference (EURALEX). The volume gives a comprehensive impression of new developments in the making and use of dictionaries for translation purposes, providing practical and theoretical approaches, general and in-depth studies. more...

  • Translation Studiesby Mary Snell-Hornby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 37.95

    Translation Studies presents an integrated concept based on the theory and practice of translation. The author adapts linguistic approaches and methods in such a way that they may be usefully employed in the theory, practice, and analysis of literary translation. The author develops a more cultural approach through text analysis and cross-cultural... more...

  • Interpreting Chinese, Interpreting Chinaby Robin Setton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    China?s emergence has generated a wave of interest in interpreting and interpreter training. First published as a Special Issue of Interpreting (11:2, 2009) this collection of papers by six leading researchers from the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas, some based on recent PhDs, explores topics as diverse as historical conceptions... more...

  • Recreation and Styleby Brigid Maher

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 128.00

    This volume explores the translation of literary and humorous style, including comedy, irony, satire, parody and the grotesque, from Italian to English and vice versa. The innovative and interdisciplinary theoretical approach places the focus on creativity and playful rewriting as central to the translation of humour. Analysing translations of works... more...