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Translating & Interpreting

  • Corpus Triangulationby Sofia Malamatidou

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Despite the recognition that corpus-based translation research would benefit from the triangulation of corpora, little has been done in the direction of actually employing combined corpus data and methods in the field. This book aims to address this gap by providing a much needed detailed account of corpus triangulation, where different corpora (e.g.... more...

  • This Little Artby Kate Briggs

    Fitzcarraldo Editions 2017; US$ 16.49

    An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs’s  This Little Art  is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking on reading, writing and living with the works of others. Taking her own experience of translating Roland Barthes’s lecture notes as a starting point, the author... more...

  • Interpreting and the Politics of Recognitionby Christopher Stone; Lorraine Leeson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition investigates the historical, ethical and professional dimensions of this, arguably, most widespread form of intercultural communication. Covering key topics from colonialism to representation, ethics and power, it looks at the different linguistic modalities (signed and spoken) used within communities... more...

  • Qohelethby Robert D. Holmstedt; John A. Cook; Phillip S. Marshall

    Baylor University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    In this volume, Robert D. Holmstedt, John A. Cook, and Phillip S. Marshall provide a foundational analysis of the Hebrew text of Qoheleth. Distinguished by the detailed yet comprehensive attention paid to the Hebrew text, Qoheleth  is a convenient pedagogical and reference tool that explains the form and syntax of the biblical text, offers guidance... more...

  • Translation, Globalization and Translocationby Concepción B. Godev

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.56

    This book examines the spaces where translation and globalization intersect, whether they be classrooms, communities, or cultural texts. It foregrounds the connections between cultural analysis, literary critique, pedagogy and practice, uniting the disparate fields that operate within translation studies. In doing so, it offers fresh perspectives... more...

  • Translating Foreign Othernessby Yifeng Sun

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the deep-rooted anxiety about foreign otherness manifest through translation in modern China in its endeavours to engage in cross-cultural exchanges. It offers to theorize and contextualize a related range of issues concerning translation practice in response to foreign otherness. The book also introduces new vistas to some of the... more...

  • Translation and Health Risk Knowledge Building in Chinaby Meng Ji

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 51.36

    This pivot considers the dissemination of public health terms in Chinese scientific research and printed media. Bringing together quantitative and qualitative analysis from corpus linguistics, translation studies, contrastive linguistics to bear on the study of specialised public health translation, it provides key insights into the translation of... more...

  • Sleeps Standingby Witi Ihimaera; Hemi Kelly

    Penguin Random House New Zealand 2017; US$ 17.18

    Both fiction and fact, this fascinating book is a kaleidoscopic exploration of the Battle of Orakau. During three days in 1864, 300 Maori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and captured the imagination of the world. The battle marked the end of the Land Wars in the Waikato and resulted in vast tracts of land being confiscated for European... more...

  • Proust, China and Intertextual Engagementby Shuangyi Li

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 96.67

    The book traces the literary journey that Proust’s work made to China and back by means of translation, intertextual engagement, and the creation of a transcultural dialogue through migrant literature. It begins with a translation history of Proust’s work in China and studies the different (re)translations and editions of La Recherche highlighting... more...

  • Multilingual Currents in Literature, Translation and Cultureby Rachael Gilmour; Tamar Steinitz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    At a time increasingly dominated by globalization, migration, and the clash between supranational and ultranational ideologies, the relationship between language and borders has become more complicated and, in many ways, more consequential than ever. This book shows how concepts of ‘language’ and ‘multilingualism’ look different when viewed from Belize,... more...