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  • 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...

  • In Translation ? Reflections, Refractions, Transformationsby Paul St-Pierre; Prafulla C. Kar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    With contributions by researchers from India, Europe, North America and the Caribbean, In Translation ? Reflections, refractions, transformations touches on questions of method and on topics ? including copyright, cultural hybridity, globalization, identity construction, and minority languages ? which are important for the disciplinary development... more...

  • Interpreting in the 21st Centuryby Giuliana Garzone; Maurizio Viezzi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 176.00

    This book contains a selection of papers presented at the First Forlė Conference on Interpreting Studies, held on 9-11 November 2000, which saw the participation of leading researchers in the field. The volume offers a comprehensive overview of the current situation and future prospects in interpretation studies, and in the interpreting profession... more...

  • Investigating Translationby Allison Beeby; Doris Ensinger; Marisa Presas

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    This volume brings together a selection of papers presented at an international conference on Translation Studies in Barcelona in 1998. The papers illustrate four areas that are of particular interest in translation research today in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The purpose of the first section, ‘Investigating Translation Paradigms’,... more...

  • Less Translated Languagesby Albert Branchadell; Lovell Margaret West

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 195.00

    This is the first collection of articles devoted entirely to less translated languages , a term that brings together well-known, widely used languages such as Arabic or Chinese, and long-neglected minority languages ? with power as the key word at play. It starts with some views on English, the dominant language in Translation as elsewhere, considers... more...

  • Translation and Cognitionby Gregory M. Shreve; Erik Angelone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00

    Translation and Cognition assesses the state of the art in cognitive translation and interpreting studies by examining three important trends: methodological innovation, the evolution of research design, and the continuing integration of translation process research results with the core findings of the cognitive sciences. Several of the volume?s... more...

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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    If it is bilingualism that transfers information and ideas from culture to culture, it is the translator who systematizes and generalizes this process. The translator serves as a mediator of cultures. In this collection of essays, based on a conference held at the University of Hartford, a group of individuals ? professional translators, linguists,... more...

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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    Whether Translation Studies really matters is an important and challenging question which practitioners of translation and interpreting raise repeatedly. TS scholars, many of whom are translators and interpreters themselves, are not indifferent to it either. The twenty papers of this thematic volume, contributed by authors from various parts of Europe,... more...