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  • Readers, Reading and Reception of Translated Fiction in Chinese

    Novel Encounters, 1st Edition

    By Leo Tak-hung Chan

    Translated fiction has largely been under-theorized, if not altogether ignored, in literary studies. Though widely consumed, translated novels are still considered secondary versions of foreign masterpieces. Readers, Reading and Reception of Translated Fiction in Chinese recognizes that translated…

    Paperback – 2014-02-06
    Routledge

  • Enlarging Translation, Empowering Translators

    1st Edition

    By Maria Tymoczko

    Beginning with the paradox that characterizes the history of translation studies in the last half century - that more and more parameters of translation have been defined, but less and less closure achieved - the first half of Enlarging Translation, Empowering Translators calls for radical…

    Paperback – 2014-02-06
    Routledge

  • Languages and Publics

    The Making of Authority, 1st Edition

    By Susan Gal, Kathryn Woolard

    The essays in this collection examine the public construction of languages, the linguistic construction of publics, and the relationship between these two processes. Cultural categories such as named languages, linguistic standards and genres are the products of expert knowledge as well as of…

    Paperback – 2014-01-31
    Routledge

  • Apropos of Ideology

    Translation Studies on Ideology-ideologies in Translation Studies, 1st Edition

    By Maria Calzada-Pérez

    Today's worldwide ideological tensions have captured the interest of such varied disciplines as political science, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies and linguistics. There are two primary reasons why translation studies cannot ignore the ideological debate. Historically, translation has…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge

  • Exploring Translation Theories

    2nd Edition

    By Anthony Pym

    Exploring Translation Theories presents a comprehensive analysis of the core contemporary paradigms of Western translation theory. The book covers theories of equivalence, purpose, description, uncertainty, localization, and cultural translation. This second edition adds coverage on new…

    Paperback – 2014-01-16
    Routledge

  • Translating Chinese Culture

    The process of Chinese--English translation, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Pellatt, Eric T. Liu, Yalta Ya-Yun Chen

    Translating Chinese Culture is an innovative and comprehensive coursebook which addresses the issue of translating concepts of culture. Based on the framework of schema building, the course offers helpful guidance on how to get inside the mind of the Chinese author, how to understand what he or she…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Translation Studies

    4th Edition

    By Susan Bassnett

    At a time when millions travel around the planet – some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile – translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging introduction to the valuable position translation…

    Paperback – 2013-10-17
    Routledge
    New Accents

  • Translation

    1st Edition

    By Susan Bassnett

    In a time when millions travel around the planet; some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile, translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents readers with an accessible and engaging introduction to the valuable position translation…

    Paperback – 2013-08-30
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • English as a Lingua Franca

    Implications for Translator and Interpreter Education, 1st Edition

    By Stefania Taviano

    The study of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) has grown considerably in the last decades, and a wide number of issues related to this field have been addressed through a variety of lenses. These range from the changes occurring in spoken English, to the much-debated notion of the native-speaker;…

    Paperback – 2013-08-01
    Routledge

  • Translation and Web Localization

    1st Edition

    By Miguel A. Jimenez-Crespo

    Web localization is a cognitive, textual, communicative and technological process by which interactive web texts are modified to be used by audiences in different sociolinguistic contexts. Translation and Web Localization provides an in-depth and comprehensive overview into this emerging field of…

    Paperback – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Conference Interpreting

    A Student’s Practice Book, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Gillies

    Conference Interpreting: A Student’s Practice Book brings together a comprehensive compilation of tried and tested practical exercises which hone the sub-skills that make up successful conference interpreting Unique in its exclusively practical focus, Conference Interpreting: A Student’s Practice…

    Paperback – 2013-05-17
    Routledge

  • Towards a General Theory of Translational Action

    Skopos Theory Explained, 1st Edition

    By Katharina Reiss, Hans J Vermeer

    This is the first English translation of the seminal book by Katharina Reiß and Hans Vermeer, Grundlegung einer allgemeinen Translationstheorie, first published in 1984. The first part of the book was written by Vermeer and explains the theoretical foundations and basic principles of skopos theory…

    Paperback – 2013-03-03
    Routledge

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