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  • Translationby Marianne Lederer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    This book, the English version of La traduction aujourd'hui (Hachette 1994), describes the interpretive theory of translation developed at the Paris Ecole Supérieure d'Interprètes et de Traducteurs (ESIT) over the last 35 years.   The theory identifies the mental and cognitive processes involved in both oral and written translation: understanding... more...

  • Translating for the European Unionby Emma Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The institutions of the European Union employ hundreds of translators. Why? What do they do? What sort of translation problems do they have to tackle? Has the language policy of the European Union been affected by the recent inclusion of new Member States? This book answers all those questions. Written by three experienced translators from the European... more...

  • Contextual Frames of Reference in Bible Translationby Ernst Wendland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Bible translation theory and practice rightly tend to focus on the actual text of Scripture. But many diverse, yet interrelated contextual factors also play an important part in the implementation of a successful translation program. The aim of this coursebook is to explore, in varying degrees of detail, a wide range of these crucial situational variables... more...

  • Corpora in Translator Educationby Federico Zanettin; Silvia Bernardini; Dominic Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The use of language corpora as a resource in linguistics and language-related disciplines is now well-established. One of the many fields where the impact of corpora has been growing in recent years is translation, both at a descriptive and a practical level. The papers in this volume, which grew out of presentations at the conference Cult2k (Bertinoro,... more...

  • Translation-Driven Corporaby Federico Zanettin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Electronic texts and text analysis tools have opened up a wealth of opportunities to higher education and language service providers, but learning to use these resources continues to pose challenges to scholars and professionals alike. Translation-Driven Corpora aims to introduce readers to corpus tools and methods which may be used in translation... more...

  • Translation and the Nature of Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)by Andrew Benjamin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This engrossing study, first published in 1989, explores the basic mutuality between philosophy and translation. By studying the conceptions of translation in Plato, Seneca, Davidson, Walter Benjamin and Freud, Andrew Benjamin reveals the interplay between the two disciplines not only in their relationship to language, but also at a deeper, cognitive... more...

  • Translation and Empireby Douglas Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Arising from cultural anthropology in the late 1980s and early 1990s, postcolonial translation theory is based on the observation that translation has often served as an important channel of empire. Douglas Robinson begins with a general presentation of postcolonial theory, examines current theories of the power differentials that control what gets... more...

  • Translating as a Purposeful Activityby Christiane Nord

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    German-language approaches to translation have been revolutionized by the theory of action (Handlungstheorie) and the related theory of translation's goal or purpose (Skopstheorie). Both these approaches are functionalist: they seek to liberate translators from servitude to the source text, seeing translation as a new communicative act that must be... more...

  • Dictionary of Translation Studiesby Mark Shuttleworth; Moira Cowie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Published at a time of unprecedented growth of interest in translation, the Dictionary of Translation Studies aims to present the insights of a number of different approaches to translation in an unbiased, non-partisan way. With more than 300 articles, this essential volume provides the reader with a snapshot of a rapidly developing discipline, based... more...

  • Text and Contextby Mona Baker; Maeve Olohan; Maria Pérez Calzada

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Ian Mason has been a towering presence in the now flourishing discipline of translation studies since its inception, and has produced some of the most influential and detailed analyses of translated text and interpreted interaction to date. The sophistication, dynamism and inclusiveness that have characterized his approach to all forms of mediation... more...