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- Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95
This companion offers a wide-ranging introduction to the rapidly expanding field of translation studies, bringing together some of the best recent scholarship to present its most important current themes Features new work from well-known scholars Includes a broad range of geo-linguistic and theoretical perspectives Offers an up-to-date overview... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Cultural geographer and town planner Noah Hysler-Rubin takes a critical view on the life and work of one of the world?s most famous town planners - Patrick Geddes. Including a long overdue model of his urban theory, this book acts as a useful tool to evaluate modern town planning as an academic and practical discipline. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00
As a meaningful manifestation of how institutionalized the discipline has become, the new Handbook of Translation Studies is most welcome. It joins the other signs of maturation such as Summer Schools, the development of academic curricula, historical surveys, journals, book series, textbooks, terminologies, bibliographies and encyclopedias.The HTS... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Focusing on team translation and the production of multilingual editions, and on the difficulties these techniques created for Renaissance translation theory, this book interrogates textual practices that were widespread in medieval and Renaissance Europe but have been excluded from translation and literary history. Comparing actual translation texts... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00
Professional qualifications in Public Service Interpreting (PSI) only carry a value if they are combined with appropriate education. This paper starts by commenting on shortcomings of the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting, which is the most widespread qualification to access the profession in the United Kingdom. Current training courses mainly... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 120.00
In his 2008 book, Translation and Identity in the Americas , Edwin Gentzler proposed a “fictional turn” to refer to translation in connection with the construction of identity in the Americas, a highly positive view of the role played by this activity since the arrival of the Europeans. This paper proposes a “fictionalizing twist,”... more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00
This book examines in detail traditional status signals in the translation profession. It provides case studies of eight European and non-European countries, identifying a number of policy options and making recommendations on rectifying problem areas. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00
This paper aims to show the most important tendencies of the first Portuguese version of the famous and wondrous adventures of the baron of Münchhausen. This is an untitled text which was published by José Daniel Rodrigues da Costa in Almocreve de Petas (1797–1800), at that time a well-known and very popular magazine. After concluding... more...