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  • Discourse and the Translatorby B. Hatim; Ian Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Discourse and the Translator both incorporates and moves beyond previous studies of translation. Its logical and informative approach to the problems of translation ensures that it will be essential for all those who work with languages 'in contact'. Incorporating research in sociolinguistics, discourse studies, pragmatics and semiotics, the authors... 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...

  • Early Years in Machine Translationby W. John Hutchins

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 195.00

    Machine translation (MT) was one of the first non-numerical applications of the computer in the 1950s and 1960s. With limited equipment and programming tools, researchers from a wide range of disciplines (electronics, linguistics, mathematics, engineering, etc.) tackled the unknown problems of language analysis and processing, investigated original... 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...

  • Electronic Tools for Translatorsby Frank Austermuhl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Electronic Tools for Translators offers complete explanations of a wide range of software products, information resources and online services that translators now need to understand and use. Individual chapters run through the origins and nature of the internet, the many ways of searching for information, and translation resources on the web, CD-ROMs... more...

  • Enlarging Translation, Empowering Translatorsby Maria Tymoczko

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.00

    Beginning with the paradox that characterizes the history of translation studies in the last half century - that more and more parameters of translation have been defined, but less and less closure achieved - the first half of Enlarging Translation, Empowering Translators calls for radical inclusionary approaches to translation, including a greater... more...

  • Eurocentrism in Translation Studiesby Luc van Doorslaer; Peter Flynn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 120.00

    In his 2008 book, Translation and Identity in the Americas , Edwin Gentzler proposed a “fictional turn” to refer to translation in connection with the construction of identity in the Americas, a highly positive view of the role played by this activity since the arrival of the Europeans. This paper proposes a “fictionalizing twist,”... more...

  • Evaluation and Translationby Carol Maier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The definition of value or quality with respect to work in translation has historically been a particularly vexed issue. Today, however, the growing demand for translations in such fields as technology and business and the increased scrutiny of translators' work by scholars in many disciplines is giving rise to a need for more nuanced, more specialized,... more...

  • Evaluation in Translationby Jeremy Munday

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this book, Jeremy Munday presents advances towards a general theory of evaluation in translator decision-making that will be of high importance to translator and interpreter training and to descriptive translation analysis. By ?evaluation? the author refers to how a translator?s subjective stance manifests itself linguistically in a text. In a... more...

  • Expertise and Explicitation in the Translation Processby Birgitta Englund Dimitrova

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 188.00

    This book addresses the complexities of the translation process. Informed by theoretical and methodological advances in translation studies, research on writing and the expertise paradigm, it explores translation as a text reproduction task. With triangulation of data from Russian-Swedish translation ? think-aloud-methodology and computer logging of... more...