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Translation as Citation Zhuangzi Inside Out by Haun (University Professor, University of Chicago) Saussy Translation as Citation Zhuangzi Inside Out
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The book looks at translation from many angles: it explores how translations change the languages in which they occur, how works introduced from other languages become part of the consciousness of native speakers, what strategies translators must use to secure...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

Today's Towers Of Babel by Lynne Sharon Schwartz Today's Towers Of Babel


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

Making Way in Corpus-based Interpreting Studies by Mariachiara Russo Making Way in Corpus-based Interpreting Studies

This book presents a collection of state-of-the-art work in corpus-based interpreting studies, highlighting international research on the properties of interpreted speech, based on naturalistic interpreting data.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Translation and Emotion by Severine Hubscher-Davidson Translation and Emotion

This monograph offers a new critical approach to the study of emotion in translation, introducing a nuanced psychological framework to the developing area of Translation Process Research and cognitive translatology. Severine Hubscher-Davidson's interdisciplinary approach is unique in that it addresses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Textual and Contextual Voices of Translation by Cecilia (University of Oslo) Alvstad Textual and Contextual Voices of Translation

The notion of voice has been used in a number of ways within Translation Studies. Against the backdrop of these different uses, this book looks at the voices of translators, authors, publishers, editors and readers both in the translations themselves...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Teaching Dialogue Interpreting Research-based proposals for higher education by Letizia (University of Siena) Cirillo Teaching Dialogue Interpreting Research-based proposals for higher education

Teaching Dialogue Interpreting is one of the very few book-length contributions that cross the research-to-training boundary in dialogue interpreting. The volume is innovative in at least three ways. First, it brings together experts working in areas as diverse as business...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation by Chris Shei The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Translation presents expert and new research in analysing and solving translation problems centred on the Chinese language in translation. The Handbook includes both a review of and a distinctive approach to key themes in Chinese...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Situated Learning in Translator and Interpreter Training Bridging research and good practice by Maria (Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain) Gonzalez Davies Situated Learning in Translator and Interpreter Training Bridging research and good practice
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Situated Learning is generally understood as a context-dependent approach to translator and interpreter training under which learners are exposed to real-life and/or highly simulated collaborative work environments and tasks, both inside and outside the classroom. Ultimately, Situated Learning seeks to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

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Health Translation and Media Communication A Corpus Study of the Media Communication of Translated Health Knowledge by Meng (The University of Sydney, Australia) Ji Health Translation and Media Communication A Corpus Study of the Media Communication of Translated Health Knowledge
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Cross-sectoral interaction and cooperation in the communication of nutritional health risks represents a strategic research area among national governments and international health authorities. The key research question this book addressed was whether and how different industrial sectors interact with each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Translating for the Community by Mustapha Taibi Translating for the Community

This book offers rich insights into the practice of community translation. Chapters outline the specific nature and challenges of community translation, quality standards, training and the relationship between community translation as a professional practice and volunteer or crowd-sourced translation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Human Factor in Machine Translation by Sin-Wai (The Chinese University of Hong Kong.) Chan The Human Factor in Machine Translation

Machine translation has become increasingly popular, especially with the introduction of neural machine translation in Google Translate. However, despite the rapid advances in machine translation, the role of a human translator remains crucial. As illustrated by the chapters in this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Translating for the Community by Mustapha Taibi Translating for the Community

This book offers rich insights into the practice of community translation. Chapters outline the specific nature and challenges of community translation, quality standards, training and the relationship between community translation as a professional practice and volunteer or crowd-sourced translation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Fast-Forwarding with Audiovisual Translation by Jorge Diaz Cintas Fast-Forwarding with Audiovisual Translation

This book shows some of the ways in which audiovisual translation (AVT) can be approached from an academic, professional and educational point of view. The studies provide a stimulating and thought-provoking account of some of the themes that are currently...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Multimodal Pragmatics and Translation A New Model for Source Text Analysis by Sara Dicerto Multimodal Pragmatics and Translation A New Model for Source Text Analysis

This book proposes a new model for the translation-oriented analysis of multimodal source texts. This three-dimensional view offers a holistic understanding of multimodal texts and their potential translation issues to help translators improve the way they communicate multimodally across languages...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

Translation Solutions for Many Languages Histories of a flawed dream by Anthony (Rovira i Virgili University, Spain) Pym Translation Solutions for Many Languages Histories of a flawed dream
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Many translation solutions (often called procedures, techniques, or strategies ) have been proposed over the past 50 years or so in French, Chinese, Russian, Ukrainian, English, Spanish, German, Japanese, Italian, Czech, and Slovak. This book analyzes, criticizes and compares them,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Research on Translator and Interpreter Training A Collective Volume of Bibliometric Reviews and Empirical Studies on Learners by Jackie Xiu Yan, Jun Pan, Honghua Wang Research on Translator and Interpreter Training A Collective Volume of Bibliometric Reviews and Empirical Studies on Learners
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This book comprehensively examines the development of translator and interpreter training using bibliometric reviews of the state of the field and empirical studies on classroom practice. It starts by introducing databases in bibliometric reviews and presents a detailed account of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

Sites of Translation A Field Guide by Sherry Simon Sites of Translation A Field Guide


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Sites of Translation A Field Guide by Sherry Simon Sites of Translation A Field Guide


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

Translation and the Making of Originals by Karen Emmerich Translation and the Making of Originals


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/01/2018

Quantitative Data Analysis in Translation Studies by Sara Ramos Pinto Quantitative Data Analysis in Translation Studies


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

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The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies and Linguistics by Kirsten (University of Leicester, UK) Malmkjaer The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies and Linguistics
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The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies and Linguistics explores the interrelationships between Translation Studies and Linguistics in six sections of state-of-the-art chapters, written by leading specialists from around the world. The first part, on the nature of language, translation and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

Intercultural Competence for Translators by Daniel (University of Westminster, UK) Tomozeiu Intercultural Competence for Translators
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By definition, translators are intercultural mediators. This book explores some of the most important current approaches in defining intercultural competence for translators. At the same time, it provides real-life examples of different approaches in operationalizing intercultural competence and teaching it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Corpus Triangulation Combining Data and Methods in Corpus-Based Translation Studies by Sofia (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom) Malamatidou Corpus Triangulation Combining Data and Methods in Corpus-Based Translation Studies
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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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Translation of Autobiography Narrating self, translating the other by Susan (Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore) Xu Yun Translation of Autobiography Narrating self, translating the other
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This book presents an interdisciplinary study that straddles four academic fields, namely, autobiography, stylistics, narratology and translation studies. It shows that foregrounding is manifested in the language of autobiography, alerting readers to an authorial tone with certain ideological affiliations. In...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition The Iatis Yearbook by Christopher (Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, UK) Stone Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition The Iatis Yearbook
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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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Queering Translation, Translating the Queer Theory, Practice, Activism by Brian James (Kent State University, USA) Baer Queering Translation, Translating the Queer Theory, Practice, Activism
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This groundbreaking work is the first full book-length publication to critically engage in the emerging field of research on the queer aspects of translation and interpreting studies. The volume presents a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives through fifteen contributions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Applied Translation Studies by Tong-King Lee Applied Translation Studies

This textbook is a practical and interactive reader designed to give anyone interested in language and communication a rigorous yet accessible head-start to the emerging field of translation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/09/2017

Translation: The Basics by Juliane House Translation: The Basics

Translation: The Basics is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the study of translation. Combining traditional text-based views with the context of translation in its widest sense, it presents an integrated approach to methodology in order to critically address influences...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Translation: The Basics by Juliane House Translation: The Basics

Translation: The Basics is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the study of translation. Combining traditional text-based views with the context of translation in its widest sense, it presents an integrated approach to methodology in order to critically address influences...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Translation, Globalization and Translocation The Classroom and Beyond by Concepcion B. Godev Translation, Globalization and Translocation The Classroom and Beyond

This book examines the spaces where translation and globalization intersect, whether they be classrooms, communities, or cultural texts. Offering a comprehensive analysis of the links between translation and globalization, this ambitious edited collection will appeal to students and scholars who...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

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