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The Interpreting Studies Reader

1st Edition

Edited by Franz Pochhacker, Miriam Shlesinger


448 pages

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The Interpreting Studies Reader is the definitive guide to the growing area of interpreting studies. Spanning the multiple and diverse approaches to interpreting, it draws together the key articles in the field and puts them in their thematic and social contexts. This is a comprehensive overview of interpreting studies and the new directions the subject is taking in the twenty-first century. Features include:

*an introductory essay reviewing the evolution of interpreting studies

*organization into seven thematic sections, each with an editors' introduction

*a comprehensive bibliography and suggestions for further reading.

The Interpreting Studies Reader is an invaluable introduction and reference for students, researchers and practitioners.

Table of Contents

Looking Back. Part 1. Breaking Ground Part 2. Laying foundations Part 3. Modelling the Process Part 4. Broadening the View Part 5. Observing the Product and its Effects Part 6. Examining Expectations and Norms Part 7. (Re)Defining the Role. Looking ahead.

About the Editors

Franz Pöchhacker is Associate Professor of Interpreting Studies in the Department of Translation and Interpreting at the University of Vienna. Miriam Shlesinger is Senior Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting Studies in the Department of Translation and Interpreting of Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Translating & Interpreting