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  • Gulliver's Travelsby Jonathan Swift; Claude Rawson; Ian Higgins

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 4.99

    Gulliver's Travels purports to be a travel book, and describes the shipwrecked Gulliver's encounters with the inhabitants of four extraordinary places: Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa, and the country of the Houyhnhnms. A consumately skilful blend of fantasy and realism makes Gulliver's Travels by turns hilarious, frightening, and profound. This new... more...

  • Swift's Politicsby Ian Higgins

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 46.00

    A contextual reassessment of Swift's political writing concentrating on A Tale of a Tub and Gulliver's Travels. more...

  • Thinking French Translationby Sándor Hervey; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 165.00

    The new edition of this popular course in translation from French into English offers a challenging practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are considered including: *cultural differences *register and dialect *genre *revision and editing.... more...

  • Basic Italianby Stella Peyronnel; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 40.95

    Introducing Italian culture and people through the medium of the language used today, Basic Italian: A Grammar and Workbook provides readers with the basic tools to express themselves in a wide variety of situations. Presenting twenty-three individual grammar points in lively and realistic contexts, Basic Italian is an accessible reference grammar... more...

  • Thinking German Translationby Sandor Hervey; Michael Loughridge; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This is a comprehensive practical course in translation for advanced students of German, which focuses on improving translation quality whilst clarifying the theoretical issues involved. This second edition brings the course up-to-date, and has been fully reworked to give clearer explanations of key terms and include revised chapters on genre, compensation... more...

  • Mark IV vs A7Vby David R. Higgins; Peter Dennis; Ian Palmer

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99

    The German A7V and the British Mark IV were similar in weight, size, and speed, but differed significantly in armour, armament and maneuverability. The A7V had thicker armour, and had nearly double the horsepower per ton. The Mark IV's pair of side-mounted 6pdr cannons forced the vehicle to present its side arc to an enemy in order to fire one of its... more...

  • The Grade Cricketerby Dave Edwards; Sam Perry; Ian Higgins

    Allen & Unwin 2017; US$ 14.63

    The brilliantly funny new novel featuring The Grade Cricketer, hero of the bestselling cult classic The Grade Cricketer . more...

  • Thinking Arabic Translationby James Dickins; Sándor Hervey; Ian Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Thinking Arabic Translation is an indispensable book for linguists who want to develop their Arabic-to-English translation skills. Clear explanations, discussions, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad range of translation problems. The book has a practical orientation, addressing key issues... more...

  • Thinking German Translationby Sándor Hervey; Mr Ian Higgins; Ian Higgins; Michael Loughridge

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    Thinking German Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method offering a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills. It has been fully and successfully piloted at the University of St.Andrews. Translation is presented as a problem-solving discipline. Discussion, examples... more...

  • Thinking Italian Translationby Stella Cragie; Ian Higgins; Sándor Hervey; Patrizia Gambarotta

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    Thinking Italian Translation is a comprehensive and practical translation course. It focuses on improving translation quality and gives clear definitions of translation theories. Texts are taken from sources including journalism, technical texts and screenplays. Translation issues addressed include cultural differences, genre, and revision and editing.... more...