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  • Transmedia Frictionsby Marsha Kinder; Tara McPherson

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    Editors Marsha Kinder and Tara McPherson present an authoritative collection of essays on the continuing debates over medium specificity and the politics of the digital arts. Comparing the term "transmedia" with "transnational," they show that the movement beyond specific media or nations does not invalidate those entities but makes us look more closely... more...

  • Language and Characterisationby Jonathan Culpeper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Textual Explorations General Editors- Mick Short, Lancaster University Elena Semino, Lancaster University The focus of this series is on the stylistic analysis of literary and non-literary texts, and the theoretical issues which such work raises. Textual Explorations will include books that cover studies of literary authors, genres and other groupings,... more...

  • Comparable Corpora and Computer-assisted Translationby Estelle Maryline Delpech

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    Computer-assisted translation (CAT) has always used translation memories, which require the translator to have a corpus of previous translations that the CAT software can use to generate bilingual lexicons. This can be problematic when the translator does not have such a corpus, for instance, when the text belongs to an emerging field. To solve this... more...

  • Deconstruction and Translationby Kathleen Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Deconstruction and Translation explains ways in which many practical and theoretical problems of translation can be rethought in the light of insights from the French philosopher Jacques Derrida. If there is no one origin, no transcendent meaning, and thus no stable source text, we can no longer talk of translation as meaning transfer or as passive... more...

  • Translation Theory in the Age of Louis XIVby James Albert DeLater

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Preeminent in a relatively rare category of separate early modern treatises on translation, the 1683 De optimo genere interpretandi by the polymath cleric Pierre-Daniel Huet (1630-1721) offers a concise introduction to its nature, history, theory, process and practice.   Written in the form of a Ciceronian dialogue, On the best kind of translating... more...

  • Language as Discourseby Michael Mccarthy; Ronald Carter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    In this book Michael McCarthy and Ronald Carter describe the discoursal properties of language and demonstrate what insights this approach can offer to the student and teacher of language. The authors examine the relationship between complete texts, both spoken and written, and the social and cultural contexts in which they function. They argue that... more...

  • Theory and Practice in Functional-Cognitive Spaceby María de los Ángeles Gómez González; Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez; Francisco Gonzálvez García; Angela Downing

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    In line with previous work on the Lexical Constructional Model or LCM(Ruiz de Mendoza & Mairal, 2008; Ruiz de Mendoza, 2013), the present paperpostulates the existence of fixed form-meaning pairings, or constructions, atdiscourse level. The paper first argues that discourse relations such as restatement,contrast, condition, and others, provide... more...

  • Unspeakable Sentences (Routledge Revivals)by Ann Banfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1982, this title grew from a series of essays on various aspects of narrative style; the result is a finished product that melds literary theory with linguistic methodology. It is argued that, where linguistic theory intersects with literary theory, it is narrative that provides the crucial ?experiment? for deciding between a communication... more...

  • Virtue in Mediaby Patrick Lee Plaisance

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This work establishes a contemporary profile of virtue in professional media practice. Author Patrick Lee Plaisance examines the experiences, perspectives, moral stances, and demographic data of two dozen professional exemplars in journalism and public relations. Plaisance conducted extensive personal "life story" interviews and collected survey data... more...

  • Language in Interactionby Inbal Arnon; Marisa Casillas; Chigusa Kurumada; Bruno Estigarribia

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    It is generally assumed that adults learn how to talk with children in a special style called child-directed speech. But this cannot be the whole story. Each child’s ability to speak and understand is a moving target, changing yearly, weekly, even daily. How could adults adapt to these changes? Evidence shows that in conversation both adults... more...