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  1. The Manipulation of Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    Studies in Literary Translation

    Edited by Theo Hermans

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, the essays in this edited collection offer a representative sample of the descriptive and systematic approach to the study of literary translation. The book is a reflection of the theoretical thinking and practical research carried out by an international group of scholars...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A Social Constructivist Approach to Translator Education

    Empowerment from Theory to Practice

    By Donald Kiraly

    This is a book about the teaching and particularly the acquisition of translation-related skills and knowledge. Well grounded in theory, the book also provides numerous examples drawn from the author's extensive classroom experience in translator education and foreign language teaching. Kiraly uses...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Crossings

    Language and Ethnicity Among Adolescents

    By Ben Rampton

    Volume 5 This is a new and enlarged edition of Ben Rampton's ground-breaking study of sociolinguistic processes in urban youth culture. It focuses on language crossing - the use of Panjabi by adolescents of African-Caribbean and Anglo descent, the use of Creole by adolescents with Panjabi and Anglo...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Research Methodologies in Translation Studies

    By Gabriela Saldanha, Sharon O'Brien

    As an interdisciplinary area of research, translation studies attracts students and scholars with a wide range of backgrounds, who then need to face the challenge of accounting for a complex object of enquiry that does not adapt itself well to traditional methods in other fields of investigation....

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Translation in Asia

    Theories, Practices, Histories

    Edited by Ronit Ricci, Jan van der Putten

    The field of translation studies was largely formed on the basis of modern Western notions of monolingual nations with print-literate societies and monochrome cultures. A significant number of societies in Asia – and their translation traditions – have diverged markedly from this model. With their...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Translating for the European Union Institutions

    2nd Edition

    By Emma Wagner, Svend Bech, Jesús M. Martínez

    Edited by Dorothy Kelly

    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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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