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- Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 69.95
Western literature, from the mysterious figure of Marco Polo to the deliberate fictions of Daniel Defoe and Mark Twain, has constructed portraits of China born of dreamy parody or sheer prejudice. The West?s attempt to understand China has proven as difficult as China?s attempt to understand the West. A Poetics of Translation is the result of academic... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00
Focusing on the novels of Orhan Pamuk and Bilge Karasu in English translation, this study explores the ways their reception evokes identity issues regarding Turkey. It begins with a theoretical discussion, comparing “national allegory” (Jameson 1986) and “metonymics” (Tymoczko 1999), which is a more apt concept when dealing... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 128.00
On the basis of a pilot study using speech recognition (SR) software, this chapter attempts to illustrate the benefits of adopting an interdisciplinary approach in translator training. It shows how the collaboration between phoneticians, translators and interpreters can (1) advance research, (2) have implications for the curriculum, (3) be pedagogically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book explores translation of feminism in China through examining several Chinese translations of two typical feminist works: The Second Sex ( TSS , Beauvoir 1949/1952) and The Vagina Monologues ( TVM , Ensler 1998). TSS exposes the cultural construction of woman while TVM reveals the pervasiveness of sexual oppression toward women. The... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The series provides a platform for Colonial and Postcolonial Linguistics. This new sub-discipline of linguistics is inspired by work carried out within the framework of Missionary Linguistics and by recent discussion about language, linguistics and colonialism. KPL/CPL intends to make accessible and comment on texts which are concerned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan offers a collection of essays that (1) deepens the understanding of the cultural and linguistic diversity of communities in contemporary Japan and how translation operates in this shifting context and circulates globally by looking at some of the ways it is theorized and approached as a significant... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
The standard scientific methodology in linguistics is empirical testing of falsifiable hypotheses. As such the process of hypothesis generation is central, and involves formulation of a research question about a domain of interest and statement of a hypothesis relative to it. In corpus linguistics the domain is text, and generation involves... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 219.00
The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting provides a comprehensive survey of the field of interpreting for a global readership. The handbook includes an introduction and four sections with thirty one chapters by leading international contributors. The four sections cover: The history and evolution of the field The core areas of interpreting... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95
Three paradigms have dominated machine translation (MT)?rule-based machine translation (RBMT), statistical machine translation (SMT), and example-based machine translation (EBMT). These paradigms differ in the way they handle the three fundamental processes in MT?analysis, transfer, and generation (ATG). In its pure form, RBMT uses rules, while SMT... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 36.50
Anika Noack untersucht sozial innovative Handlungsorientierungen der Zivilgesellschaft. Sie geht der Frage nach, inwiefern sich Zivilgesellschaft heute dadurch legitimiert, über Bestehendes und Bekanntes hinauszugehen, oder gar beansprucht, sozial innovativ zu sein. Während die Handlungsorientierung in Richtung Innovation für Ökonomie, Wissenschaft... more...