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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...

  • (Multi) Media Translationby Yves Gambier; Henrik Gottlieb

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 165.00

    The globalisation of communication networks has increased the domains of translation and is challenging ever more the translator?s role. This volume is a collection of contributions from two different conferences (Misano, 1997 and Berlin, 1998). (Multi)Media translation, especially screen translation (TV, cinema, video), has made more explicit the... more...

  • Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Trainingby Daniel Gile

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 49.95

    Basic Concepts and Models for Interpreter and Translator Training is a systematically corrected, enhanced and updated avatar of a book (1995) which is widely used in T&I training programmes worldwide and widely quoted in the international Translation Studies community. It provides readers with the conceptual bases required to understand both... more...

  • Beyond Descriptive Translation Studiesby Anthony Pym; Miriam Shlesinger; Daniel Simeoni

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    Given the relative invisibility of translators and interpreters as an occupation, they are hardly studied as a social group, either in the field of TS or in the sociology of professions. Our research aims to analyze their construction of a sense of an occupational identity and strategies of status improvement, drawing on interviews with six subgroups... more...

  • Beyond the Ivory Towerby Brian James Baer; Geoffrey S. Koby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 165.00

    This collection of essays by contemporary translation scholars and trainers addresses what is a critically important, though often neglected, field within translation studies: translation pedagogy. The contributors explore some of the current influences on translator training from both inside and outside the academy, such as: trends in foreign language... more...

  • Challenging the Traditional Axiomsby Nike K. Pokorn

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 143.00

    Translation into a non-mother tongue or inverse translation, especially of literary texts, has always been frowned upon within Translation Studies in Western cultures and regarded by literary scholars and linguists as an activity of dubious worth, doomed to fail. The study, which received an award from EST in 2001, sets out to challenge the established... more...

  • Claims, Changes and Challenges in Translation Studiesby Gyde Hansen; Kirsten Malmkjaer; Daniel Gile

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 149.00

    The volume contains a selection of papers, both theoretical and empirical, from the European Society for Translation Studies (EST) Congress held in Copenhagen in September 2001. The EST Congresses, held every three years in a different country, reflect current ideas, theories and studies covering the whole range of "Translation", both oral and written,... 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...