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  • Constructing a Sociology of Translationby Michaela Wolf; Alexandra Fukari

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    The view of translation as a socially regulated activity has opened up a broad field of research in the last few years. This volume deals with central questions of the new domain and aims to contribute to the conceptualisation of a general sociology of translation. Interdisciplinary in approach, it discusses the role of major representatives of sociology... more...

  • Contexts in Translatingby Eugene A. Nida

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 143.00

    Contexts in Translating is designed to help translators understand the varieties of contexts and their importance for understanding a text and reproducing the meaning in another language. The contexts include the historical setting of writing a text, the cultural components that make a text unique, the types of audiences for which the translation... more...

  • Corpus Use and Translatingby Allison Beeby; Patricia Rodríguez Inés; Pilar Sánchez-Gijón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 128.00

    Professional translators are increasingly dependent on electronic resources, and trainee translators need to develop skills that allow them to make the best use of these resources. The aim of this book is to show how CULT (Corpus Use for Learning to Translate) methodologies can be used to prepare learning materials, and how novice translators can become... more...

  • The Critical Link 4by Cecilia Wadensjö; Birgitta Englund Dimitrova; Anna-Lena Nilsson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This book is a collection of papers presented in Stockholm, at the fourth Critical Link conference. The book is a well-balanced mix of academic research and texts of a more practical, professional character.The introducing article explicitly addresses the issue of professionalism and how this has been dealt with in research on interpreting. The following... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...