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Translating and interpreting

  • (Multi) Media Translationby Yves Gambier; Henrik Gottlieb

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 165.00

    The globalisation of communication networks has increased the domains of translation and is challenging ever more the translator?s role. This volume is a collection of contributions from two different conferences (Misano, 1997 and Berlin, 1998). (Multi)Media translation, especially screen translation (TV, cinema, video), has made more explicit the... more...

  • Advances in Interpreting Researchby Brenda Nicodemus; Laurie Swabey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    Legislation guarantees communication access in the United States healthcare system for deaf citizens and this access is often made possible by bimodal bilingual interpreters, individuals fluent in spoken and signed languages. Yet there is a conspicuous lack of research on interpreted discourse in this setting. With the exception of research on mental... more...

  • Applying Luhmann to Translation Studiesby Sergey Tyulenev

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book deals with one of the most prominent and promising developments in modern Translation Studies--the sociology of translation. Tyulenev develops an original way of applying Luhmann's Social Systems Theory to translation, viewing translation as a social-systemic boundary phenomenon. The book consists of two major parts: in the first, translation... 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...

  • The Art of Translationby Jirí Levý; Patrick Corness; Zuzana Jettmarová

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    Jiří Levý?s seminal work, The Art of Translation , considered a timeless classic in Translation Studies, is now available in English. Having drawn on adjacent disciplines, the methodology of Czech functional sociosemiotic structuralism and the state-of-the art in the West, Levý synthesized his findings and experience in the field presenting them... more...

  • Asian Translation Traditionsby Eva Tsoi Hung Hung; Judy Wakabayashi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translation Studies, one of the fastest developing fields in the humanities since the early 1980s, has so far been Euro-centric both in its theoretical explorations and in its historical grounding. One of the major reasons for this is the unavailability of reliable data and systematic analysis of translation activities in non-Eurpean cultures. While... 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...

  • Audiovisual Translationby Luis Pérez-González

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Audiovisual translation is the fastest growing strand within translation studies. This book addresses the need for more robust theoretical frameworks to investigate emerging text- types, address new methodological challenges (including the compilation, analysis and reproduction of audiovisual data), and understand new discourse communities bound... more...

  • Audiovisual Translation, Subtitlingby Jorge Díaz-Cintas; Aline Remael

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    "Audiovisual Translation: Subtitling" is an introductory textbook which provides a solid overview of the world of subtitling. Based on sound research and first-hand experience in the field, the book focuses on generally accepted practice but identifies current points of contention, takes regional and medium-bound variants into consideration, and traces... more...

  • Audiovisual Translation and Media Accessibility at the Crossroadsby Aline Remael; Pilar Orero; Mary Carroll

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 80.00

    This third volume in the Media for All series offers a diverse selection of articles which bear testimony to the vigour and versatility of research and developments in audiovisual translation and media accessibility. The collection reflects the critical impact of new technologies on AVT, media accessibility and consumer behaviour and shows the significant... more...