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  • The Known Unknowns of Translation Studiesby Elke Brems; Reine Meylaerts; Luc van Doorslaer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 128.00

    In the spirit of the ‘enlargement’ of the field proposed by Tymoczko (2007), this article argues for the city as an object of translation studies. All cities are multilingual, but for some language relations have particularly intense historical and cultural significance. Translation studies can illuminate the nature and effects of these... more...

  • User-Centered Translationby Tytti Suojanen; Kaisa Koskinen; Tiina Tuominen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Translators want to take their readers into account, but traditional translation theory does not offer much advice on how to do that. User-Centered Translation (UCT) offers practical tools and methods to help empower translators to act for their readers. This book will help readers to: Create mental models such as personas; Test translations... more...

  • Translation and Linguistic Hybridity: Constructing World-Viewby Susanne Klinger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume outlines a new approach to the study of linguistic hybridity and its translation in cross-cultural writing. By building on concepts from narratology, cognitive poetics, stylistics, and film studies, it explores how linguistic hybridity contributes to the reader?s construction of the textual agents? world-view and how it can be exploited... more...

  • Translation and the Spanish Empire in the Americasby Roberto A. Valdeón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00

    Two are the starting points of this book. On the one hand, the use of Doña Marina/La Malinche as a symbol of the violation of the Americas by the Spanish conquerors as well as a metaphor of her treason to the Mexican people. On the other, the role of the translations of Bartolomé de las Casas?s Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias in... more...

  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technologyby Sin-Wai Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 450.00

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology provides a state-of-the art survey of the field of computer-assisted translation. It is the first definitive reference to provide a comprehensive overview of the general, regional and topical aspects of this increasingly significant area of study.? The Encyclopedia is divided into three parts:... more...

  • Translation Quality Assessmentby Juliane House

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    Translation Quality Assessment has become one of the key issues in translation studies. This comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of translation evaluation makes explicit the grounds of judging the worth of a translation and emphasizes that translation is, at its core, a linguistic art. Written by the author of the world?s best known model of... more...

  • Aptitude for Interpretingby Franz Pöchhacker; Minhua Liu

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 128.00

    With increasing numbers of students wishing to become conference interpreters, but limited capacities in most university degree programs, accurate admission testing is an important means of predicting an applicant’s chances of completing the program successfully. This article focuses on three aptitude tests for simultaneous interpretation: Pöchhacker’s... more...

  • Audio Descriptionby Anna Maszerowska; Anna Matamala; Pilar Orero

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 128.00

    Audio description (AD) is a narrative technique which provides complementary information regarding the where, who, what and how of any audiovisual content. It translates the visuals into words. The principal function of this ad hoc narrative is to make audiovisual content available to all: be it a guided city tour of Barcelona, a 3D film, or a Picasso... more...

  • The Sociological Turn in Translation and Interpreting Studiesby Claudia V. Angelelli

    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...

  • De interpretationeby Aristoteles; Hermann Weidemann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    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...