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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...


For Better or for Worse: Translation as a Tool for Change in the South Pacific

by Sabine Fenton

The essays in this book explore the vital role translation has played in defining, changing and redefining linguistic, cultural, ethnic and political identities in several nations of the South Pacific.

 

While...


Asian Translation Traditions

by Eva Tsoi Hung Hung & Judy Wakabayashi

Translation Studies, one of the fastest developing fields in the humanities since the early 1980s, has so far been Euro-centric both in its theoretical explorations and in its historical grounding. One of the...


Children's Literature in Translation: Challenges and Strategies

by Jan Van Coillie & Walter P. Verschueren

Children's classics from Alice in Wonderland to the works of Astrid Lindgren, Roald Dahl, J.K. Rowling and Philip Pullman are now generally recognized as literary achievements that from a translator's point...


Unspeakable Sentences: Narration and Representation in the Language of Fiction: Narration and Representation in the Language of Fiction

by Ann Banfield

First published in 1982, this title grew from a series of essays on various aspects of narrative style; the result is a finished product that melds literary theory with linguistic methodology. It is argued that,...


Case Configuration and Noun Phrase Interpretation

by Helen Dehoop

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Language in Literature: Style and Foregrounding

by Geoffrey Leech

Over a period of over forty years, Geoffrey Leech has made notable contributions to the field of literary stylistics, using the interplay between linguistic form and literary function as a key to the ‘mystery’...


An Introduction to the Celtic Languages

by Paul Russell

This text provides a single-volume, single-author general introduction to the Celtic languages.

The first half of the book considers the historical background of the language group as a whole. There follows a...


Intonation in Text and Discourse: Beginnings, Middles and Ends

by Anne Wichmann

It is clear that a printed text provides the reader with more information than the words alone. This includes punctuation marks, capitalisation, paragraphs, headings and sub-headings, all of which help the reader...


English as a Second Language in the Mainstream: Teaching, Learning and Identity

by Constant Leung, Christine Davison & Bernard Mohan

Since it was first established in the 1970's the Applied Linguistics and Language Study series has become a major force in the study of practical problems in human communication and language education. Drawing...


Complex Words in English

by Valerie Adams

Complex Words in English presents a comprehensive account of present-day word formation in English. Starting with a discussion of some basic issues, including the definition of 'word', motivation, lexicalization,...


the Rhythms of English Poetry

by Derek Attridge

Examines the way in which poetry in English makes use of rhythm. The author argues that there are three major influences which determine the verse-forms used in any language: the natural rhythm of the spoken...


Crosscultural Transgressions: Research Models in Translation: v. 2: Historical and Ideological Issues

by Theo Hermans

Crosscultural Transgressions offers explorations and critical assessments of research methods and models in translation studies, and points up new questions and directions.

 

Ranging from epistemological questions...


Crosscultural Transgressions: Research Models in Translation: v. 2: Historical and Ideological Issues

by Theo Hermans

Crosscultural Transgressions offers explorations and critical assessments of research methods and models in translation studies, and points up new questions and directions.

 

Ranging from epistemological questions...


Semantics: Defining the Discipline

by Robert A. Hipkiss

The subject of semantics has been appropriated by various disciplines including linguistic philosophy, logic, cognitive psychology, anthropological linguistics, and computer technology. As a result, it is difficult...


Historical Corpus Stylistics: Media, Technology and Change

by Patrick Studer

This book analyzes how news discourse was shaped over time by external factors, such as the historical context, news production, technological innovation and current affairs, and as such both conformed to and...


Linguistics - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

by David Hornsby

Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at the University of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place....


Main Trends in the Science of Language (Routledge Revivals)

by Roman Jakobson

First published in Great Britain in 1973, Main Trends in the Science of Language was part of a series of books that resulted from a study carried out by UNESCO in collaboration with national and international...


Metaphor and Philosophy: A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity

by Mark Johnson

During the last 15 years, cognitive scientists have discovered things about the nature and importance of metaphor that are startling because of their radical implications for metaphor research and because they...


How Many Languages Do We Need?: The Economics of Linguistic Diversity

by Victor Ginsburgh & Shiomo Weber

In the global economy, linguistic diversity influences economic and political development as well as public policies in positive and negative ways. It leads to financial costs, communication barriers, divisions...