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  1. Travel Narratives in Translation, 1750-1830

    Nationalism, Ideology, Gender

    Edited by Alison Martin, Susan Pickford

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This book examines how non-fictional travel accounts were rewritten, reshaped, and reoriented in translation between 1750 and 1850, a period that saw a sudden surge in the genre's popularity. It explores how these translations played a vital role in the transmission and circulation of knowledge...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. African Discourse in Islam, Oral Traditions, and Performance

    By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

    Series: African Studies

    Through an engaged analysis of writers such as Wole Soyinka, Ola Rotimi, Niyi Osundare, and Tanure Ojaide and of African traditional oral poets like Omoekee Amao Ilorin and Mamman Shata Katsina, Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah develops an African indigenous discourse paradigm for interpreting and...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Introducing Translation Studies

    Theories and Applications, 3rd Edition

    By Jeremy Munday

    This is the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the dynamic field of translation studies. Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview of key movements and theorists within an expanding area of study, this textbook has become a key source for generations of...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Alexander von Humboldt's Translantic Personae

    Edited by Vera M Kutzinski

    Who was Alexander von Humboldt? Was he really a lone genius? Was he another European apologist for colonialism in the Americas or the father of Latin American independence? Was he a roving Romanticist, or did his sensibilities belong to the Enlightenment? Naturalist, philosopher, historian, and...

    Published January 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Concise History of World Literature

    By Theo D'haen

    Series: Routledge Concise Histories of Literature

    This remarkably broad and informative book offers an introduction to and overview of World Literature. Tracing the term from its earliest roots and situating it within a number of relevant contexts from postcolonialism to postmodernism, Theo D’haen examines: the return of the term "world...

    Published October 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. In Other Words

    A Coursebook on Translation, 2nd Edition

    By Mona Baker

    This best-selling textbook is the essential coursebook for any student studying in this field. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, In Other Words offers both a practical and theoretical guide to translation studies, and provides an important foundation for training professional translators....

    Published January 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Literature and Globalization

    A Reader

    Edited by Liam Connell, Nicky Marsh

    Series: Routledge Literature Readers

    '[I] wonder how we have managed without such a text.' – Rita Raley, UCSB, USA Globalization has had a huge impact on thinking across the humanities, redefining the understanding of fields such as communication, culture, politics, and literature. This groundbreaking Reader is the first to...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Translation Studies

    Edited by Mona Baker

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Translation Studies has emerged as a thriving interdisciplinary and international area of scholarship. Its rapid growth has been accompanied by diverse forms of translation research and commentary, most falling within, or crossing, traditional academic disciplines such as linguistics, literary...

    Published July 7th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Translator's Invisibility

    A History of Translation, 2nd Edition

    By Lawrence Venuti

    Since publication over ten years ago, The Translator’s Invisibility has provoked debate and controversy within the field of translation and become a classic text. Providing a fascinating account of the history of translation from the seventeenth century to the present day, Venuti shows how fluency...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Introducing Translation Studies

    Theories and Applications

    By Jeremy Munday

    This introductory textbook provides an accessible overview of the key contributions to translation theory.Munday explores each theory chapter-by-chapter and tests the different approaches by applying them to texts. The texts discussed are taken from a broad range of languages - English, French,...

    Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Institutions of World Literature: Writing, Translation, Markets
    Edited by Stefan Helgesson, Pieter Vermeulen
    To Be Published July 6th 2015
  2. Literary Translation
    By Chantal Wright
    To Be Published August 31st 2015
  3. Scientific and Technical Translation
    By Maeve Olohan
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  4. Public Service Interpreting
    By Rebecca Tipton
    To Be Published October 28th 2015
  5. Translation and Migration
    By Moira Inghilleri
    To Be Published November 30th 2015

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