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  1. Translational Action and Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Kristin Buhrig, Juliane House, Jan ten Thije

    Translation and interpreting studies and intercultural communication have so far largely been treated as separate disciplines. Translational Action and Intercultural Communication offers an overview of a range of different theoretical and methodological approaches to examining the hitherto largely...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Translating for the European Union Institutions

    2nd Edition

    By Emma Wagner, Svend Bech, Jésus Martinez

    Series: Translation Practices Explained

    The institutions of the European Union employ hundreds of translators. Why? What do they do? What sort of translation problems do they have to tackle? Has the language policy of the European Union been affected by the recent inclusion of new Member States? This book answers all those questions....

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Cultural Dissemination and Translational Communities

    German Drama in English Translation 1900-1914

    By Katja Krebs

    The early twentieth century is widely regarded as a crucial period in British theatre history: it witnessed radical reform and change with regard to textual, conceptual and institutional practices and functions. Theatre practitioners and cultural innovators such as translators Harley Granville...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Theatre Translation Theory and Performance in Contemporary Japan

    Native Voices Foreign Bodies

    By Beverley Curran

    What motivates a Japanese translator and theatre company to translate and perform a play about racial discrimination in the American South? What happens to a 'gay' play when it is staged in a country where the performance of gender is a theatrical tradition? What are the politics of First Nations...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Readers, Reading and Reception of Translated Fiction in Chinese

    Novel Encounters

    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...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Enlarging Translation, Empowering Translators

    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...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The History of Basque

    By R. L. Trask

    Basque is the sole survivor of the very ancient languages of Western Europe. This book, written by an internationally renowned specialist in Basque, provides a comprehensive survey of all that is known about the prehistory of the language, including pronunciation, the grammar and the vocabulary. It...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English

    Problems of Control and Interpretation

    By Bernd Kortmann

    Series: Germanic Linguistics

    Free adjuncts and absolutes typically function as adverbial clauses which are not overtly specified for any particular adverbial relation. The book is a non-formal, corpus based study of their current use in English. Its particular focus is on a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of their semantic...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Spanish Word Formation

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Languages and Publics

    The Making of Authority

    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...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge