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  1. Translation Under State Control

    Books for Young People in the German Democratic Republic

    By Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this book, Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth explores the effects of ideology on the English-to-German translation of children’s literature under the socialist regime of the former German Democratic Republic. Giving prominence to extra-textual factors, the study undertakes a close investigation of the...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Textual Transformations in Children's Literature

    Adaptations, Translations, Reconsiderations

    Edited by Benjamin Lefebvre

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book offers new critical approaches for the study of adaptations, abridgments, translations, parodies, and mash-ups that occur internationally in contemporary children’s culture. It follows recent shifts in adaptation studies that call for a move beyond fidelity criticism, a paradigm that...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Economics of Language

    International Analyses

    By Barry R. Chiswick, Paul W. Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Written by two internationally renowned experts in the field, this book explores the determinants of dominant language proficiency among immigrants and other linguistic minorities and the consequences of this proficiency for the labour market. Using empirical material from a range of countries,...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Translation/History/Culture

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by André Lefevere

    Series: Translation Studies

    The most important and productive statements on the translation of literature from Roman times to the 1920s are collected in this book. Arranged thematically around the main topics which recur over the centuries - power, poetics, universe of discourse, language, education - it contains texts...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Interpreting Justice

    Ethics, Politics and Language

    By Moira Inghilleri

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    In this timely study, Inghilleri examines the interface between ethics, language, and politics during acts of interpreting, with reference to two particular sites of transnational conflict: the political and judicial context of asylum adjudication and the geo-political context of war. The book...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Language Processing in Discourse

    A Key to Felicitous Translation

    By Monika Doherty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book argues that language systems determine language use to a greater extent than is generally assumed. The author demonstrates how the typological characteristics of a language determine even the most general aspects of our stylistic preferences.Through extensive analysis of examples in...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Translation in Modern Japan

    Edited by Indra Levy

    The role of translation in the formation of modern Japanese identities has become one of the most exciting new fields of inquiry in Japanese studies. This book marks the first attempt to establish the contours of this new field, bringing together seminal works of Japanese scholarship and criticism...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Qur'an Translation

    Discourse, Texture and Exegesis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The Qur'an is read by millions of Muslims on a daily basis, yet there is no book available to the reader, Arab or non-Arab, which provides a linguistic and rhetorical insight into Qur'anic discourse. This book explains Qur'an translational problems and provides a thorough account of the unique...

    Published December 21st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Comparative Children's Literature

    By Emer O'Sullivan

    WINNER OF THE 2007 CHLA BOOK AWARD! Children's literature has transcended linguistic and cultural borders since books and magazines for young readers were first produced, with popular books translated throughout the world. Emer O'Sullivan traces the history of comparative children's literature...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Style and Ideology in Translation

    Latin American Writing in English

    By Jeremy Munday

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book investigates the style, or ‘voice,’ of English language translations of twentieth-century Latin American writing, including fiction, political speeches, and film. Existing models of stylistic analysis, supported at times by computer-assisted...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

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