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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...