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- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 35.00
Translation and Opposition is an edited volume that brings together cultural and sociological perspectives of translation. Contemporary models in Translation Studies have relatively recently problematized various myths relating to translation activity, such as the view of translation as an impersonal, mechanical act of linguistic transfer or as an... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
This work is one of only a few studies to deal with the translation of Arabic literature from a purely semiotic perspective (that has linguistics and culture as its focal points). This work demonstrates that the key to understanding the nature of losses and achieving equivalence is to follow a semiotic approach to translation. more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00
The PACTE Group has been carrying out experimental research into translation competence since 1977. The aim of this paper is to present the results obtained for one of our study variables: Identification and Solution of Translation Problems. A brief introduction to the PACTE Group’s research project on translation competence is followed by a... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 69.95
Covering a number of European languages from Portuguese to Hungarian, this volume includes studies of translation patterns using parallel corpora focusing on particular linguistic features, as well as contributions on translation 'universals'. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 135.00
Through the development of a valid and reliable instrument, this book sets out to study the role that interpreters play in the various settings where they work, i.e. the courts, the hospitals, business meetings, international conferences, and schools. It presents interpreters? perceptions and beliefs about their work as well as statements of their... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 120.00
The traditional view holds that professional interpreters should be transparent, invisible, passive, neutral, and detached, a view reiterated and reinforced in the prescribed interpreters’ codes of conduct of national and international professional organizations. Such an idealized role construct, however, is from time to time deconstructed in... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
Testing and Assessment in Translation and Interpreting Studies examines issues of measurement that are essential to translation and interpreting. Conceptualizing testing both as a process and a product, the collection of papers explores these issues across languages and settings (including university classrooms, research projects, the private sector,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 37.50 US$ 34.13
Translation, before 9/11, was deemed primarily an instrument of international relations, business, education, and culture. Today it seems, more than ever, a matter of war and peace. In The Translation Zone , Emily Apter argues that the field of translation studies, habitually confined to a framework of linguistic fidelity to an original, is ripe... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 63.64
This new edition of Aristotle?s De interpretatione provides an improved text compared to the 1949 Oxford edition, based upon an evaluation of the seven earliest surviving medieval manuscripts as well as many translations and commentaries from late antiquity. A text-critical apparatus provides information about the different readings.... more...