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  • The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Ruth Gould, Kayvan Tahmasebian

    The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism provides an accessible, diverse and ground-breaking overview of literary, cultural, and political translation across a range of activist contexts. As the first extended collection to offer perspectives on translation and activism from a global…

    Hardback – 2020-05-30 
    Routledge Handbooks in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Lao She's Teahouse and its Two English Translations

    Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Linguistics, 1st Edition

    By Bo Wang, Yuanyi Ma

    Lao She’s Teahouse and its Two English Translations: Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Linguistics provides an in depth application of SFL to the study of Chinese drama translation, and theoretically explores the interface between SFL and drama translation.  …

    Paperback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation

  • Metaphors of Multilingualism

    Changing Attitudes towards Language Diversity in Literature, Linguistics and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Rainer Guldin

    Metaphors of Multilingualism explores changing attitudes towards multilingualism by focusing on shifts both in the choice and in the use of metaphors. Rainer Guldin uses linguistics, philosophy, literature, literary theory and related disciplines to trace the radical redefinition of multilingualism…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 

  • The Dark Side of Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Federico Italiano

    We tend to consider translation as something good, virtuous and bright, but it can also function as an instrument of concealment, silencing and misdirection—as something that darkens and obscures. Propaganda, misinformation, narratives of trauma and imagery of the enemy—to mention just a few of the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-09 

  • Translation as Actor-Networking

    Actors, Agencies, and Networks in the Making of Arthur Waley’s English Translation of the Chinese 'Journey to the West', 1st Edition

    By Wenyan Luo

    This book employs principles from actor-network theory (ANT) to explore the making of the English translation of a work of Chinese canonical fiction, Journey to the West, demonstrating how ANT, as applied to translation studies, can contribute to a richer understanding of the translation process.//…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Sense in Translation

    Essays on the Bilingual Body, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Rabourdin

    This innovative and interdisciplinary work brings together six essays which explore the complex relationship between linguistic translation and spatial translation and argue for an understanding of linguistic translation as an embodied phenomenon. Integrating perspectives from philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Jin Ping Mei English Translations

    Texts, Paratexts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Lintao Qi

    This book investigates the English translations and adaptations of the sixteenth century classic Chinese novel Jin Ping Mei. Acclaimed the ‘No.1 Marvellous Book’ of the Ming dynasty, Jin Ping Mei was banned soon after its appearance, due to the inclusion of graphically explicit sexual descriptions.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Travel Writing in Dutch and German, 1790-1930

    Modernity, Regionality, Mobility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Martin, Lut Missinne, Beatrix van Dam

    This volume focuses on how travel writing contributed to cultural and intellectual exchange in and between the Dutch- and German-speaking regions from the 1790s to the twentieth-century interwar period. Drawing on a hitherto largely overlooked body of travelers whose work ranges across what is now…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange

    Early Modern to Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enza De Francisci, Chris Stamatakis

    This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Literary Agents in the Transatlantic Book Trade

    American Fiction, French Rights, and the Hoffman Agency, 1st Edition

    By Cécile Cottenet

    By way of a case study of one of the oldest French book agencies, Agence Hoffman, this book analyzes the role played by French literary agents in the importation of US fiction and literature into France in the years following World War II. It sheds light on the material conditions of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Birkett

    Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry is the first book-length study to compare responses to runic heritage in the literature of Anglo-Saxon England and medieval Iceland. The Anglo-Saxon runic script had already become the preserve of antiquarians at the time the majority of Old…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Evaluating the Evaluator

    A Novel Perspective on Translation Quality Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Hansjörg Bittner

    This book offers a theoretical framework for assessing translation quality grounded in supportive argumentation. The volume outlines a systematic framework for translators and translation critics to substantiate their decisions and judgments on a translation’s quality and in the case of negative…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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